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Contact: Kendra Snyder
American Museum of Natural History

Troodon formosus

Caption: Like other meat-eaters analyzed in the new research, Troodon formosus, a coelurosaur, maintained a stable level of biodiversity leading up to the mass extinction at the end of the Cretaceous.

Credit: AMNH/J. Brougham

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