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Some dinosaurs may have had the reptile version of a belly button

A parrot-beaked psittacosaurus dinosaur that lived in what is now China 130 million years ago had an abdominal scar that…

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Strange sauropod dinosaurs had sails on top of their long necks

Amargasaurus was an unusual long-necked sauropod dinosaur with pairs of 60-centimetre-tall spines on its neck bones – and we now…

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A triceratops called Big John seems to have been stabbed in the head

A famous triceratops skeleton that was auctioned recently for $7.7 million has an injury to its head shield that probably…

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Newly identified dinosaur had teeth that were constantly replaced

Iberospinus natarioi, a new species of spinosaur dinosaur found in Portugal, constantly grew new teeth to replace those it broke…

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First evidence that dinosaurs caught potentially fatal coughs

The first evidence of a respiratory infection in a dinosaur suggests that a 15-year-old diplodocid suffered from coughing, sneezing and…

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Three-metre-long dinosaur may have swum across a wide ocean

By Michael Marshall Dinosaurs like Parasaurolophus may have been good swimmersDaniel Eskridge/Alamy For the first time, the fossil remains of…

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