Giant ‘Siats’ dinosaur discovered, second only to the T.rex

Utah is making a name for itself as the place to unearth dinosaurs. Earlier this year a big-nosed dinosaur was discovered in the state, and just recently a relative of the Tyrannosaurus rex was also unearthed. Today, yet another dinosaur has been discovered: Siats meekerorum. While its name might sound tame, Siats refers to the man eating monster from the mythology of the Ute Native American people. Siats “was a colossal predator second only to the great T. rex,” explains Lindsay Zanno, director of Paleontology at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.

A giant ‘man eater’

Siats weighed more than four tons and was over 30 feet long, making it a giant carnivorous dinosaur. It might be second only to the T.rex, but it’s not a…

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