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Allosaurus Fed More Like a Falcon Than a Crocodile, New Study Finds


May 21, 2013

image of the predatory dinosaur Allosaurus The mighty Tyrannosaurus rex may have thrashed its massive head from side to side to dismember prey, but a new study shows that its smaller cousin Allosaurus was a more dexterous hunter and tugged at prey more like a modern-day falcon. Full Story

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