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Abdominal Contents from Two Large Early Cretaceous Compsognathids (Dinosauria: Theropoda) Demonstrate Feeding on Confuciusornithids and Dromaeosaurids

  • Lida Xing,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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  • Phil R. Bell mail,

    philbyb@gmail.com

    Affiliation: Pipestone Creek Dinosaur Initiative, Clairmont, Alberta, Canada

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  • W. Scott Persons IV,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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  • Shuan Ji,

    Affiliation: Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, Beijing, China

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  • Tetsuto Miyashita,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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  • Michael E. Burns,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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  • Qiang Ji,

    Affiliation: Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, Beijing, China

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  • Philip J. Currie

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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  • Published: August 29, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0044012
  • Published in PLOS ONE

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Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 31 Aug 2012 at 21:48 GMT

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Title: “Wolf-like dino preyed on early birds | TG Daily”
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Title: “Stomach Contents Preserve Sinocalliopteryx Snacks | Dinosaur Tracking”
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Title: “Small dinosaur found in China a deadly hunter: study | CTVNews”
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Title: “Predatory dinosaur fed on smaller versions of itself - Technology & Science - CBC News”
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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 12 Sep 2012 at 21:53 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Business Insider
Title: “Some Dinosaurs Used Ambush Hunting Techniques Similar To Modern Cats - Business Insider”
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Publication: Irish Independent
Title: “Dinosaur wolfed down bird ancestors - Analysis, Opinion - Independent.ie”
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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 12 Jul 2013 at 17:20 GMT

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