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Two images, one illustrating the different sizes of three dinosaurs, and the other showing photographs of dinosaur skulls

Top: Xiongguanlong, the perfect fit. Left, Dilong paradoxus from ~125 million years ago, center, Xiongguanlong baimoensis from ~125–100 million years ago, right, Tyrannosaurus rex from ~66 million years ago. M. Donnelly/The Field Museum.

Bottom: Comparison of skull shape between the deep Tyrannosaurus rex skull (left) and the short and slender Xiongguanlong baimoensis skull (right). Skulls are not to scale.