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A recent study has determined that dinosaurs may have been warm-blooded based on a re-assessment of previous research on animals’ growth and metabolic rates.
Experts had long thought that dinosaurs were cold-blooded like the modern reptile, but subsequent research widened the field to include the possibility they had characteristics of both cold and warm blooded creatures.
Now a new study from paleontologist Dr. Michael D’Emic has concluded that the large animals’ characteristics align most closely to that of warm-blooded mammals.
His conclusion is based on a re-assessment of an unrelated paper published in 2014 which documented the growth rates and metabolic processes of a w