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T Rex Poop Contents
The current issue of Science News (6/20) has a short article
on the T rex coprolite.
Now, I swear I read - either here or one of the web related
articles - that the meal appeared to have been that of a young
The Science News article - quoting Gregory Erickson of U of Cal
Berkeley and Karen Chin of the US Geo Survey, coauthors of the
Nature article - states that the meal instead appears to contain
the frill of a triceratops.
Now I'm kinda curious as to what the meal really has been determined
to be. And, how they determined it. The pictures I've seen of it
show the coprolite in one piece, so determination must've been
a scan of some kind. (That's a picture sequence that I think would be