Tarbosaurus was a very close relative to the Tyrannosaurus rex in size and also the massive skull which is 4 feet long. Tarbosaurus was a large dinosaur about 40 feet long and weighed 6 tons. It lived in Southern Mongolia in the late Cretaceous, 67 million years ago. It was one of the last surviving dinosaurs. New research by scientists suggests that Tarbosaurus is so close to T. rex, that there is still debate on whether or not to move the species T. baatar to the Tyrannosaurus genus.

It is believed that Tarbosaurus was, in fact, T. rex that migrated from North America to Asia through some sort of "land bridge" that connect the two continents during the Late Cretaceous period (around 70-66 million years ago).

Wikipedia has a more detailed and comprehensive article on Tarbosaurus

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

While Tarbosaurus does not appear physically in the film, it does appear in a diorama panting where there are two individuals in a background painting.

Jurassic Park III: Park Builder

Tarbosaurus is a Carnivore Number Three in Jurassic Park III: Park Builder. Its code number is 019.

Jurassic World: The Game

Tarbosaurus is mentioned in the evolution facts for its relative Lythronax.

Jurassic World: Alive

see Tarbosaurus/JW: A

Tarbosaurus is featured in Jurassic World: Alive.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Tarbosaurus is set to be part of the "Massive Biters" assortment for the upcoming Primal Attack line in 2020. This will be the first time it has ever appeared in any Jurassic Park toy set.


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