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OSU-CHS ‘natural fit’ for paleontology student Forrest LaFleur

LaFleur is studying the neural anatomy of prehistoric crocodylia, the ancient ancestors of modern day crocodiles and alligators. He also serves as the graduate student representative on the OSU-CHS Alumni Board, vice president of the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Student Association and national liaison for the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science.
Forrest LaFleur, a master’s candidate in Human Anatomy and Vertebrate Paleontology, holds a model of the skull of an ancient crocodylia in one of the labs at the OSU Center for Health Sciences in Tulsa.
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Without a doubt, Tyrannosaurus rex is the most famous dinosaur in the world. The 40-foot-long predator with bone crushing teeth inside a 5-foot long head are the stuff of legend. Now, a look within the bones of two mid-sized, immature T. rex allow scientists to learn about the tyrant king’s terrible teens as well.

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New study finds T. rex has an unbeatable ability to twirl, making it a superb predator

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A new study from researchers at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences found that Tyrannosaurus rex — and other tyrannosaurs like it — could turn twice as fast as other carnivorous dinosaurs their size.

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