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“The Fighting Dinosaurs”: The position of their bodies before and after death


The “Fighting Dinosaurs” from Mongolia are discussed. The observable positions of two coupled dinosaur skeletons are explained based on their postmortem displacement.

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Barsbold, R. “The Fighting Dinosaurs”: The position of their bodies before and after death. Paleontol. J. 50, 1412–1417 (2016).

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  • Protoceratops
  • Velociraptor
  • “fighting dinosaurs,” combat
  • predator—prey system