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Dinosaur teeth reveal what they didn't eat: New analysis of T. rex and other dinosaur teeth gives insight into their eating habits

Summary by Science Daily
Scratches on dinosaur teeth could reveal what they really ate. Dental microwear texture analysis (DMTA) has now been used to infer the feeding habits of large theropods, including Allosaurus and T. rex. By taking 3D images of individual teeth and analyzing the pattern of marks scratched into them, researchers could reason which dinosaurs may have frequently crunched on hard bone and which may have regularly eaten softer foods and prey. This tech…

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