Period:Late Cretaceous 78-73
Range:Alberta to Montana
Name meaning:Frightful lizard
Daspletosaurus is similar in size to Gorgosaurus, just slower and slightly more powerful. It had a shorter skull like T. rex. Although slightly smaller, Daspletosaurus had a more stronger built than Tyrannosaurus rex. But T. rex has a stronger bite.
Daspletosaurus are tyrannosaurs, they have a strong built and hunted the slow moving horned dinosaurs like Centrosaurus. As the Centrosaurus or other dinosaurs take a migration, the Daspletosaurus wait in a certain area for them to cross over, and then Daspletosaurus attacks. Daspletosaurus possibly hunted in a pack, or more specifically, a family. Daspletosaurus had larger teeth than Tyrannosaurus. It was found in 1970, and was very similar to T. rex.