Researchers: ‘Parrot Dinosaur’ learned to walk upright like human child

By The Christian Science Monitor
Friday, June 28, 2013 20:28 EDT
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Psittacosaurus skeleton [Wikipedia Commons]
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'Parrot dinosaur' walked on all fours, then graduated to two (+video) (via The Christian Science Monitor)

A baby in a dinosaur costume can do a laudable imitation of how a young dinosaur might have behaved. New research suggests that Psittacosaurus, the ‘parrot dinosaur,’ walked on four feet – and then two feet – some 100 million years ago in what is…

Image: Psittacosaurus skeleton via Wikipedia Commons]

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