TITLE

The myth of the Mesozoic cannibals

AUTHOR(S)
Benton, Michael
PUB. DATE
October 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;10/12/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1790, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the myth of the Mesozoic dolphin-like reptile, ichthyosaurs. Prevalence of cannibalism among the dinosaurs and their primeval colleagues; Origin of the notion of ancient reptiles as cannibals; Reproduction; Population; Animal behavior; Cannibalistic tendencies; Scientific observations of the reptile's fossils.
ACCESSION #
10552663

 

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