Meet Tristan, aged about 70 million

The skull of a Tyrannosaurus rex has gone on display at the Natural History Museum in Berlin, Germany. The fossil, which is about 70 million years old, was found in the US state of Montana in 2012. This is the first public exhibition of the skull, ni
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The skull of a Tyrannosaurus rex has gone on display at the Natural History Museum in Berlin, Germany.

The fossil, which is about 70 million years old, was found in the US state of Montana in 2012. This is the first public exhibition of the skull, nicknamed "Tristan".

It is one of the world's best-preserved Tyrannosaurus rex specimens.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 17, 2015, with the headline 'Meet Tristan, aged about 70 million'. Print Edition | Subscribe