Dinosaur Bones Reveal Ancient Bug Bites

Monday, May 5, 2008 - 22:21 in Paleontology & Archaeology

Paleontologists have long been perplexed by dinosaur fossils with missing pieces -- sets of teeth without a jaw bone, bones that are pitted and grooved, even bones that are half gone. Now a Brigham Young University study identifies a culprit: ancient insects that munched on dinosaur bones.

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