Tag: "tyrannosaurids" at biology news
Tyrannosaur survivorship -- tough times for teens
...t is the best evidence that exists to suggest that tyrannosaurids
may have been gregarious, or pack, animals. The almost complete lack of herbivore bones from the excavation suggests that this was probably not a predator trap. Recognizing the importance of the site, Currie led an expedition in 1997 to try to find B...
Fused nasal bones helped tyrannosaurids dismember prey
...gary, compared the skulls and teeth of a number of tyrannosaurids
to non-tyrannosaurids. In one of the first studies that looked at the structural mechanics of dinosaur skulls, the scientists used CT scans to investigate such factors as teeth bending strength and nasal and cranium strength. The research is publishe...