Nut-Cracking Dinosaur Had Parrot-Like Beak


Polly want a triceratops? Probably not. But University of Chicago paleontologist and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Paul Sereno reports this week in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B that a dinosaur whose 110-million-year-old skull was found in Mongolia‘s Gobi desert ate nuts and seeds using a beak like a parrot’s.

Full story in National Geographic News.