Dinosaurs Got Tumors, Too

New analysis of a sub-adult duck-billed dinosaur unearthed in Transylvania revealed the l’il fella had more than predation and a looming mass extinction to deal with: the young Telmatosaurus transsylvanicus had the same kind of non-cancerous tumor found today on mammals (including humans) and some reptiles.

The lower jaw bones belonging to the 67-69 million-year-old herbivore were found several years ago. Researchers at the time noted the bone’s abnormal appearance, but no one took a good

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