The ancestors of “vegetarian” dinosaurs actually feasted on meat

It has long been believed that tyrannosaurus rex I was a carnivorous maniac while long-necked dinosaurs it calmly chewed the leaves in the background. However, a new study suggests that dinosaur diets were much more diversified than previously thought.

To get a better idea of ​​what different dinosaurs actually ate, paleobiologists at the University of Bristol in England examined CT scans (computed tomography) from the skulls of several genera of dinosaurs, including small bipeds thecodontosaurus and long neck diplodocusboth considered herbivores, and created 3D models of their teeth.

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