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Dinosaur Had Fangs But Only Ate Plants
2012-10-03 14:32:26

Scientists have unveiled new details about a fanged dinosaur with a parrot-shaped beak known as Pegomastax africanus.

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2008-10-24 13:10:00

The skull of a young dinosaur that lived 190 million years ago is revealing new clues as to how some carnivorous dinosaurs evolved into plant eaters.


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2009-10-16 17:56:55

Heterodontosaurus, meaning "different toothed lizard", is a genus of dinosaur from the Early Jurassic Period of what is now South Africa. The type species, H. tucki, was found in the Upper Elliot Formation of the Hettangian age (199 to 196 million years ago). Two species are known. This herbivorous dinosaur ate mostly plants despite having canines. It was a small ornithischian reaching a total length of 3 feet. It had a long, narrow pelvic bone which was like more advanced ornithischians....

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.