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PNSO Lu Xiong the Zhuchengtyrannus


PNSO will introduce a mannequin of the fearsome Late Cretaceous Chinese language tyrannosaur Zhuchengtyrannus in early spring. The PNSO Lu Xiong the Zhuchengtyrannus shall be in inventory at All the pieces Dinosaur in March (2022). Group members had been conscious of this tyrannosaur mannequin going into manufacturing and organized to delay the loading of their delivery container on the vessel leaving China till the brand new Zhuchengtyrannus determine was out there from the manufacturing facility.

PNSO Lu Xiong the Zhuchengtyrannus dinosaur model
The PNSO Lu Xiong the Zhuchengtyrannus dinosaur mannequin.

Zhuchengtyrannus magnus

Information of the invention and scientific description of a brand new taxon of large tyrannosaur from Asia (japanese China), started to appear in media shops across the 1st of April 2011. The invention of a large, Late Cretaceous predator which will have rivalled Tyrannosaurus rex in dimension was thought by some to be an April Idiot’s joke. Some extent alluded to in All the pieces Dinosaur’s weblog publish saying the invention: A New Tyrannosaur Taxon is Described.

 PNSO Zhuchengtyrannus dinosaur model
The brand new for 2022 PNSO Zhuchengtyrannus mannequin.

Zhuchengtyrannus Mannequin Measurements

The PNSO Lu Xiong the Zhuchengtyrannus dinosaur mannequin, pronounced “zoo-cheng-tie-ran-us” measures 28.5 cm in size and it stands 11.5 cm excessive. PNSO have launched two different tyrannosaurs into their mid-size mannequin vary, each had been launched in 2021. There’s a reproduction of Tarbosaurus (Chuanzi the Tarbosaurus), which is assumed by many palaeontologists to symbolize a sister taxon to Zhuchengtyrannus (Loewen et al, 2013) and a mannequin of the controversial genus Nanotyrannus (N. lancensis).

Mannequin Measurement Comparisons

  • PNSO Lu Xiong the Zhuchengtyrannus (2022) – size 28.5 cm and peak 11.5 cm.
  • PNSO Chuanzi the Tarbosaurus (2021) – size 31 cm and peak 11 cm.
  • PNSO Logan the Nanotyrannus (2021) – size 17 cm and peak 6.5 cm.
PNSO Lu Xiong the Zhuchengtyrannus model measurements.
The PNSO Lu Xiong the Zhuchengtyrannus mannequin measurements.

Color Posters, Booklet and a QR Code

The brand new for 2022 PNSO Lu Xiong the Zhuchengtyrannus reproduction is provided with color posters, a 64-page booklet and the packaging has a QR code on it that hyperlinks to a brief video that explains how the determine was developed.

PNSO Zhuchengtyrannus supplied with booklet and posters.
The brand new for 2022 PNSO Lu Xiong the Zhuchengtyrannus dinosaur mannequin is provided with color posters, a 64-page data booklet and the packaging has a QR code that hyperlinks to a brief video that explains how the determine was developed.

Proof of a Second Massive Tyrannosaur from Shandong Province

The fossil materials ascribed to Zhuchengtyrannus consists of a left dentary (decrease jaw) and an almost full proper maxilla (bone from the higher jaw). Each had been present in a hadrosaur bonebed deposit. Calculating the scale of this fearsome theropod has proved tough, though it has been described as an apex predator.

Intriguingly, different tyrannosaur bones had been present in the identical bonebed. A decrease jaw and a maxilla from suspected different tyrannosaurs (specimen numbers ZCDM V0030 and ZCDM V0032 respectively), had been found. Each fossils differ from the equal materials ascribed to Z. magnus and from all recognized tyrannosaurs. This means that at the least one different massive tyrannosaur was current within the palaeoenvironment.

The PNSO Zhuchengtyrannus mannequin has been geared up with an articulated decrease jaw.

PNSO Lu Xiong the Zhuchengtyrannus has an articulated lower jaw.
The PNSO Lu Xiong Zhuchengtyrannus mannequin has an articulated decrease jaw.

A spokesperson from All the pieces Dinosaur commented that they had been trying ahead to the arrival of Lu Xiong the Zhuchengtyrannus dinosaur mannequin and this determine must be in inventory in March (2022).

To view the vary of PNSO prehistoric animal fashions and figures out there from All the pieces Dinosaur: PNSO Age of Dinosaurs.



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