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Lower rotational inertia and larger leg muscles indicate more rapid turns in tyrannosaurids than in other large theropods
Synopsis Tyrannosaurid dinosaurs had large preserved leg muscle attachments and low rotational inertia relative to their body mass, indicating that they could turn more quickly than other large theropods. Methods To ...
Evaluating the ecology of Spinosaurus: Shoreline generalist or aquatic pursuit specialist?
(Coquina Press, 2021-01)
The giant theropod Spinosaurus was an unusual animal and highly derived in many ways, and interpretations of its ecology remain controversial. Recent papers have added considerable knowledge of the anatomy of the genus ...
The fast and the frugal: Divergent locomotory strategies drive limb lengthening in theropod dinosaurs
Limb length, cursoriality and speed have long been areas of significant interest in theropod paleobiology, since locomotory capacity, especially running ability, is critical in the pursuit of prey and to avoid becoming ...