Tuck into this breathtaking SA dino breakthrough

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Tuck into this breathtaking SA dino breakthrough

Using a specialised X-ray machine in France, Wits scientists have discovered how herbivorous dinosaurs breathed

Senior reporter

SA has again become the backbone of paleontological discoveries, this time with the help of Tucky, a 200-million-year-old dinosaur, and a giant specialised X-ray machine in France.

For years palaeontologists have known how certain species of dinosaurs, such as theropods like the T-Rex and the long-necked sauropods like the Brontosaurus, breathed.

But until now they have had very little, if any, insight into how their cousins, the Ornithischians — herbivorous dinosaurs like Triceratops and Stegosaurus — breathed...

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