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KOBE (Kyodo) The fossilized teeth of a carnivorous dinosaur believed be an ancestor of the greatest of its kind, the tyrannosaurus, have been found in Tamba, Hyogo Prefecture, museum officials said Saturday.

The dinosaur, whose teeth were exhumed from strata dating back to between 140 million-136 million years ago, may have been about 5 meters long, according to the Museum of Nature and Human Activities in the prefecture.

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