Worldwide coverage for ZooKeys’ dinosaur

  • Pensoft Editorial Team
  • October 10, 2012
  • A recently published monograph on heterodontosaurs with description of Pegomastax africana by Paul Sereno from the University of Chicago was featured in all world’s leading news media! It truly is a fantastic animal – you may want to have a look at some of the postings:

    BBC: Dwarf ‘vampire dinosar was a plant eater

    CNN: Scientist describes fruit-loving, housecat-sized dino

    National Geographic: New fanged dwarf dinosaur found, "Would be nice pet"

    New York Times: Bizarre species of miniature dinosaur identified

    The Guardian: "Fanged vampire parrot" identified as a new species of dinosaur

    Scientific American: Diminutive dinosaur bore beak, bristles and fangs

    USA Today: Fanged dinosaur feasted on fruit

    Time: A parrot-headed, big-fanged, porcupine dinosaur

    Original source
    Sereno P (2012) Taxonomy, morphology, masticatory function and phylogeny of heterodontosaurid dinosaurs. ZooKeys 226: 1-225. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.226.2840


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