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Trix (RGM 792.000)
Trix (RGM 792.000) T-Rex Facts
: Tyrannosaurus rex
: RGM 792.000
: May 27th, 2013
: Blaine and Michele Lunstad
: Hell Creek Formation in Montana, U.S.
: 75% and 80%
9 Trix (RGM 792.000) Tyrannosaurus Rex Facts
Trix is the nickname for a famous
Trix was discovered by two amateur paleontologists, Blaine and Michele Lunstad on May 27th, 2013, at the Hell Creek Formation, Montana in the United States of America.
The nickname for RGM 792.000 (“Trix”) is an allusion to T-rex and the former Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands.
An estimated 75 to 85% of Trix’s bulk recovered during excavation.
Trix is the 3rd most complete Tyrannosaurus rex fossil specimen in the world, after
Stan (BHI 3033)
Sue (FMHN PR 2081)
Trix was excavated by paleontologists from the Naturalis Biodiversity Center in Leiden, Netherlands.
The official catalog number for Trix is RGM 792.000.
Trix was first displayed to the public in Leiden, Netherlands, on September 10th, 2016.
Trix is the oldest known Tyrannosaurus rex fossil specimen, estimated to have been over 30 years old when it died.
More T-Rex Fossil Facts
Stan - BHI 3033
Sue - FMNH PR 2081
Trix - RGM 792.000
Pictures of Trix (RGM 792.000)
A picture of the body of Trix (RGM 792.000).
Credit: Ryan Robison / Pinterest
A picture of the skull of Trix (RGM 792.000).
Credit: AFP / Marten van Dijl
A picture of the teeth of Trix (RGM 792.000).
Credit: Jamie Simpson
Additional Resources on Trix (RGM 792.000)
Trix (RGM 792.000) @ Wikipedia
– Learn more about the Trix Tyrannosaurus rex specimen on the Wikipedia website.
3D Model of Trix (RGM 792.000)
– View an amazing 3D Model of Trix (RGM 792.000).