Evolution: The Two Faces of Plant-Eating Dinosaurs.

Affiliation

Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3AN, UK. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Plant-eating dinosaurs evolved varied feeding strategies. A new study demonstrates convergent evolution of their skulls and teeth towards two distinct functional optima, one resembling advanced mammalian herbivory and the other echoing herbivory in birds and other reptiles.

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