"Unquestionably the coolest, most spectacular of all dinosaurs - indeed, of all living things in the history of the Earth - is Tyrannosaurus rex
. (Okay, I'm biased. T. rex
and its closest kin are my professional specialty, and it's been my favorite dinosaur since I was a kid.) But really - it even has the best name, which translates as 'king of the tyrant lizards'!"