Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Dinosaur Dental Records

Back in October of 2009, an article ran on the nhm.ac.uk website of the UK's Natural History Museum about the smallest North American dinosaur yet discovered, the Fruitadens haagarorum.  One of the things that made this find so astounding was the dental configuration of the creature, in that it had the teeth of both a herbivore and a carnivore.  This bizarre combination allowed it to grind plants and chomp down on insects and other small prey like a predator.  Read more here!

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