- Common Name:
- Thescelosaurus Neglectus
- Scientific Name:
- Thescelosaurus neglectus
- Prehistoric Animals
- 12 feet long
- 650 pounds
This "beautiful but neglected lizard" was not recognized as unique until decades after the first fossils were collected.
Such a heart would help support the hypothesis that dinosaurs were warm-blooded, active animals more like today's birds or mammals than reptiles. However, whether the fossil even has a heart at all has been the subject of much debate. A number of scientists dispute the findings.
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