Rhinorex is an evocative name for a dinosaur. It sounds like a snarling theropod with a huge nasal horn, like Ceratosaurus amped up to eleven. But dinosaur names can be deceiving. As fierce as the name Rhinorex might seem, the actual animal was a much gentler creature - one of the shovel-beaked, herbivorous hadrosaurs. And if you know your Greek and Latin, you can already pick out the distinguishing feature of this new dinosaur. Rhinorex is the "nose king."
On a purely superficial level, Rhinorex isn't as wildly unusual as some other dinosaurs that have been making