It was a beautiful evening at the lake, and Deinonychus antirrhopus ruffled its feathers appreciatively. As to what the ancient animal might have been thinking, we can only speculate that it had something to do with noms.
Even with a few goofy feathers sticking out of its back, T. rex was the greatest predator of the late Cretaceous period. It may have had the cunning of a raven, combined with the mass of a truck. Still, this formidable creature cried just like a sparrow sometimes. And it could do nothing to prevent its species' doom.