Image: Albertosaurus tooth

Albertosaurus tooth

Albertosaurus sp. tooth. Canada, Late Cretaceous, 76 - 74 million years ago.

Robert Jones
© Australian Museum


Albertosaurus had sharp teeth typical of modern flesh-eaters. They also had serrations on at least one tooth-edge. Serrations help cut through flesh and bone by a ‘grip and rip’ action.

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