Sunday, 10 January 2016

T-rex was an old romantic at heart! Scrape marks show fearsome theropods built 'love nests' and took part in 'prehistoric foreplay' 100 million years ago

Fearsome theropods (illustrated) may have used tender courtship displays and 'prehistoric foreplay' similar to some modern ground-nesting birds, including making nests to persuade potential suitors they would make a helpful fatherYou may think of dinosaurs as cruel, terrifying creatures with slashing claws and ferocious jaws.
But new research reveals these beasts had a much softer side. 
Palaeontologists have found evidence that dinosaurs used tender courtship displays and 'prehistoric foreplay' similar to some modern ground-nesting birds. 
This included males preparing nests to persuade potential suitors they would make a helpful father. READ MORE -http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3388651/T-rex-old-romantic-heart-Scrape-marks-fearsome-theropods-built-love-nests-took-prehistoric-foreplay-100-million-years-ago.html

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