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Battle scars reveal dinos were head bangers

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Fossilised skulls of dome-headed dinosaurs retain signs of injuries from violent head butting or head shoving, say US scientists.

The dinosaurs, known as pachycephalosaurs (meaning "thick-headed lizards") have long puzzled paleontologists, who wondered why the heads of these dinosaurs looked to have built-in football helmets.

It's been suspected that dome-headed dinosaurs fought with their heads, but the latest investigation provides some of the most direct evidence for this antagonistic behaviour.

http://www.abc.net.a.../19/3614136.htm

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ShadowBoy86x

cool man, i cant belive how much we know about stuff, just from bones, ever wonder how wrong we are?

edit: man is universal with me, its just what i say when im amazed sometimes, so dont think im calling u a man haha

edit 2: too much bart simpson

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Ashotep

Doesn't surprise me since so many animals around today like to bang their heads over territory.

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Bling

Maybe there was a really good heavy metal group around then?

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Cryptid-Seeker

UP THE IRONS FROM THE JURASSIC!!!!

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pallidin

Nature never ceases to amaze me.

Yet, I wish I could have head-butted my ex a few times.

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Eldorado

Glasgow dinosaurs! lol

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Hasina

Alright! So those old Jurassic Park toys that had them lower their heads so you could slam them into each other (but usually smack your fingers) were actually correct! Shweet, wish I still owned them...

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Shiloh17

They banged themselves smaller and smaller, till they are the little birds we see today.

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ShadowOfMothman

So, we finally have proof that pachycephalosaurs fought using their cranial domes! :clap: God bless the scientists who made the discovery!

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Emin

Pachycephalosaurus was one of my favs when i was a kid, lol.

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