David Hone

David Hone

Apr 08, 2015

Group 6 Copy 14
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    This is the key question we hope to answer with this study. This project is to fund research into a skull of the carnivorous dinosaur Daspletosaurus (a close relative of Tyrannosaurus) which shows traces of biting from another, large carnivore, most likely another Daspletosaurus. Analysis of this exciting specimen will reveal which bite where made, where and how on the skull, and detailed comparisons to the skulls and teeth of other carnivorous dinosaurs from the area will allow the identity of the feeding animal. Study of the pattern of the bites and breaks can reveal how these bites were applied and thus how the scavenging animal had fed.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Barcoding Alaska

    We want to DNA barcode plants of the Alaskan wild with the help of citizen scientists and local Brooklyn...

    Who's up there? Effects of land use on canopy plants in cloud forests and pastures of Monteverde, Costa Rica

    Epiphytes grow in the canopy of trees, deriving support from their hosts, but getting water and nutrients...

    Backer Badge Funded

    A biology project funded by 58 people