Largest known Eotyrannus Tooth discovered by Megan Jacobs

Megan Jacobs an undergraduate palaeontology student at Portsmouth University has discovered the largest known tooth of Eotyrannus lengii (a small ancestor of T-Rex) whilst walking on Compton Beach, Isle of Wight.

Comparison with other Eotyrannus teeth show that this is the largest Eotyrannus tooth discovered to date and suggests that the dinosaur is bigger than previous estimates. From 4 metres (13 feet) long to over 6 metres (20 feet) long.

Her exciting fossil discovery will go on public display at the Dinosaur Expeditions Centre on Sunday 22nd May.