Dinosaur Exhibit: Tyrannosaurus Rex
Stan is a Tyrannosaurus rex, one of the largest predatory dinosaurs of all time. He was a powerful, agile, bipedal killing machine. Forty feet long and 12 feet high at the hips, Stan weighed roughly 6 tons and hunted with an acute sense of smell, 3-D vision, and great speed, powered by huge and muscular hind legs.
Although a complete T. rex skeleton is yet to be found in New Mexico; fossils of tyrannosaurid dinosaurs—Albertosaurus and Tyrannosaurus rex—have been discovered all over New Mexico from the San Juan Basin to Elephant Butte, Deming and Raton.
“We are delighted to share STAN with visitors to
T. REX ATTACK! is on permanent display in the Museum’s atrium and is free with regular Museum admission. The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is located at
Come say “hello” to Stan the most ferocious hunter that ever lived!