Young dinosaurs used to shed their teeth- says researchers


Even after any species get extinct, we have the innate tendency to find out more about them- especially for those kinds which even we have not witnessed. It has been found out by some of the researchers that some of the dinosaurs had the tendency to lose their teeth when they were small, since they used their beaks in order to attack the plants and other hard surfaces. In any other reptile species this is a change that has not been seen and that is what make this finding an even interesting one.

Initially, it had been revealed that there were two different types of ceratosaurs who belonged to the Wucaiwan area, of which some were with tooth and some other toothless, but later on it was said that the toothless ones were the ones which had shed their teeth. These dinosaurs were the ones which looked a lot similar but only had the difference of teeth. This is the effect of the evolution among the group of dinosaurs and that is the reason why this is a stunning discovery as well.

Till date, the Platypus is the only animal that is somewhat similar to these dinosaurs though it is a much smaller version of the same. It can be assumed, that these dinosaurs were weighing their options and changing their food types, and maybe they chose the one in which having teeth was a disadvantage so they shed their teeth and had beaks instead. The researchers also say that they might have turned from carnivorous to omnivorous beings and instead of the teeth, the beak served both the purpose- and thus the shedding of the teeth can be given an entirely new cause.

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This is a very great discovery that has been done by the researchers and some other possibilities might be revealed soon as well. They have been working heart and soul on these discoveries and there is no denying the fact that this might be the first step to knowing in an in depth manner about the dinosaurs.

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