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The Eyes Have It: Dinosaurs Hunted by Night
April 14, 2011
The movie "Jurassic Park" got one thing right: Those velociraptors hunted by night while the big plant-eaters browsed around the clock, according to a new study of the eyes of fossil animals.
University of California, Davis
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