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Re: Brainiest dinosaur ?





Paul Charlton <paul.charlton1@virgin.net wrote:
> Does anyone know which dinosaur was the most intelligent ?

        As you can imagine that is a hard question to answer even with living
animals. However the encephalization quotient of the troodontids is among
the largest within known dinosaurs. They probably had more complex
perceptual abilities and more precise motor-sensory control mechanisms.


Further reading:
Hopson (1980). Relative brain size in dinosaurs- implications for
dinosaurian endothermy. In A cold look at the warm-blooded dinosaurs.


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