Dino-bite!

Study suggests dinosaur's teeth packed poison

By Stephen Ornes, 00:00 AM January 12, 2010

Sinornithosaurus may have overpowered its prey with poison that flowed through grooves in many of the dinosaur’s teeth. The poison, or venom, was probably produced in glands housed in the triangle-shaped depressions on the creature’s upper jaw (

Sinornithosaurus may have overpowered its prey with poison that flowed through grooves in many of the dinosaur’s teeth. The poison, or venom, was probably produced in glands housed in the triangle-shaped depressions on the creature’s upper jaw (

National Academy of Sciences

Ten years ago, scientists discovered a well-preserved set of dinosaur remains in China. This dinosaur, which walked on Earth about 125 million years ago, had feathers and was about the same size as a turkey—but don’t be foo...

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