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Researchers give name to ancient mystery creature
...ve dined on small insects and grubs. "It had sharp crests
on the teeth which formed blades, indicating it was likely carnivorous," said Craig Scott, a PhD candidate and lead author of the study. Horolodectes means 'hourglass biter', in reference to the creature's peculiar hourglass-shaped pre-molars, the te...
Duck-billed dino crests not linked to sense of smell
...ned that duck-billed dinosaurs' massive but hollow crests
had nothing to do with what many scientists suspec... about their function has led to theories that the crests
functioned as everything from brain coolers to snorkels for underwater feeding. Now, David Evans, a ...