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Wild Things: Life as We Know It

Dinosaur gangs, psychedelic fish and long-distance elephant calls

Young Dinosaurs Joined Gangs

More than 20 young dinosaurs died together 92 million years ago
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More than 20 young dinosaurs died together 92 million years ago after being trapped in mud in what is now Inner Mongolia. The fossilized remains of the ostrich-like ornithomimids are rare evidence of social behavior, say scientists from Montana State University and elsewhere. No adult bones were found at the site, suggesting that the young plant-eaters traveled on their own in herds.

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