Daspletosaurus is considered, a "small tyrannosaur".
At about 28 feet long, daspletosaurus was a tyrannosaur, that lived like, and looked like Tyrannosaurus, but only a slightly smaller version.
Daspletosaurus was a predator that lived a little bit before Tyrannosaurus. It, instead of hunting the fleet footed hadrosaurs, it probably hunted the long-frilled ceratopsians, and short frilled ceratopsians, like Chasmosaurus and Centrosaurus.
Differences from other Tyrannosaurs Edit
It had teeth that were larger than those of its cousin, Tyrannosaurus and might of lived after, evolved from albertasaurus. Also, unlike tyrannosaurus, daspletosaurus was built heavier, and probably hunted the armored dinosaurs, instead of chasing the fleet-footed hadrosaurs, like Parasaurolophus and Corythosaurus. It lived during the late Cretaceous Period .
In Other MediaEdit
Daspletosaurus appeared in planet dinosaur: episode 3, Last killers. It was shown hunting Chasmosaurus, but failed, then it went with a huge gang of daspletosaurus and killed the poor Chasmosaurus. It then finally appeared when it was attacking a huge herd of Centrosaurus.