The ancestors of the “vegetarian” dinosaurs actually feasted on meat

It has long been believed that Tyrannosaurus rex he was a meat-eating maniac while he had a long neck dinosaurs leaf-cut serenity in the background. However, a new study shows that dinosaur diets were much more varied than previously thought.

To get a better idea of ​​what different dinosaurs actually ate, paleobiologists from the University of Bristol in England looked Computed tomography (computed tomography). of the skulls of several genera of dinosaurs, including small bipeds Thecodontosaurus and with a long neck Diplodocusboth were considered herbivores, and 3D models of their teeth were created.

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