Dinosaur teeth reveal what they didn't eat

Scratches on dinosaur teeth could reveal what they really ate. For the first time, dental microwear texture analysis (DMTA) has been used to infer the feeding habits of large theropods, including Allosaurus and T. rex.

Rare sauropod dinosaur teeth uncovered in Australia

A team of researchers at the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Natural History Museum The Jump-Up, working with colleagues from the University of New England and University College London, has uncovered sauropod teeth fossils at ...

Shark diversity unaffected when the dinosaurs were wiped out

A global catastrophe 66 million years ago led to the extinction of all non-avian dinosaurs, and large marine reptiles like mosasaurs and plesiosaurs. But what happened to the sharks? According to a study of sharks' teeth ...

Scientists examine more than 60 teeth of stegosaurs from Yakutia

Powerful and squat stegosaurs are now one of the most recognizable dinosaurs: they are easily identified by the spines on the tail and the bony plates on the back—osteoderms. The representatives of this group lived about ...

Team finds surprising connection between dinosaurs and mammals

When thinking of fierce predators of the past, it's difficult not to imagine dinosaurs, considering theropods are well known for having blade-like teeth with serrated cutting edges used for biting and ripping their prey.

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