The anecdotal Tarbosaurus throat skin

An illustration of¬†Tarbosaurus¬†with a hypothetical throat pouch, from Carpenter (1999). A persistent rumor in the online paleontological community is that the tyrannosaurid Tarbosaurus bataar had a throat pouch or dewlap. This is allegedly based on an undescribed skull with associated skin impressions. If true, it would have interesting implications for the paleobiology of this species. … Continue reading The anecdotal Tarbosaurus throat skin