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Scientists unravel dinosaur brain structure, unravel 200-million-year-old mystery

New Delhi date. 17 December 2020, Thursday

Paleontologists have been able to obtain a great deal of information about the brain of dinosaurs around 200 million years old using computers. Thanks to which they were able to obtain new information not only on the behavior of dinosaurs, but also on the consumption and consumption of dinosaurs. For which he used 3D imaging technology.

Researchers at the University of Bristol, published in the Zoological Journal of the Leninist Society, created the brain structure of dinosaurs of the genus Thecodontosaurus. These sauropads were found in England 200 million years ago. Dinosaurs became extinct only 66 million years ago, which means this species predates it.

The results of this study revealed that Thycodontosaurus’ diet also included meat and that he used both legs for walking. Antonio Blaile, the lead author of the discovery, said: “Analysis of the Thycodontosaurus brain revealed many surprising things. Where we found that the following dinosaurs walked on all fours. Our study shows that this species walked on two legs.

The researchers found that Thycodontosaurus also ate meat and was shaped like a giant dog. Dinosaur fossils have been discovered since the 19th century, according to the report. But it is only recently that it has become possible to study a scanner of this fossil without destroying it. Balail says the real brain was gone a long time ago. But with the help of software, they were able to recreate the brain and inner ear when we only had the measurements.

The researchers said that the Thycodontosaurus brain structure showed it had large floccular lobes, which helped it a lot to balance itself, which showed it could walk on both legs. The structure was also linked to the control of the balance. Eye and throat activities have been shown to be relatively active and that brisk walking can stabilize vision.

New technology has helped shape the brain and create 3D models of the endocast. Blailey further stated that his eagle eye was highly developed while walking and running Thikodontosaurus. Which meant he could hunt as many times as he wanted. His teeth show that he mainly ate plants but sometimes he hunted and ate meat. That way it would have been omnivorous.

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