20 September 2012

Pachycephalosaurs were boneheads

Posted by Callan Bentley

This is a display at the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller, Alberta:

It shows the domed skull of a pachycephalosaur:

And it shows a virtual cross-section through that skull, revealing the size of the brain it protects:

Weird animal. Great museum display: it says it all!