Dinosaur Behaviour

Understanding how dinosaurs communicated and displayed to one another

We study the (non-avian) dinosaurs as a whole and especially the carnivorous theropods, and also the flying pterosaurs. We often use a wide range of extant analogues in our research and so also look at extant mammals, birds and reptiles. Our biology and zoology education is informed by our research aimed at answering key questions about these animals. In particular we are interested behaviour and ecology: How did they hunt and feed? How might they have communicated? Was there social structure within herds? How large did they get and what did this mean for their biology? 

What we are showing at the event: We will show a range of dinosaur fossils that support our research on dinosaur behaviour.

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More Information:

Centre for Biodiversity and Sustainability & Centre for Evolutionary and Functional Genomics.
See recent presentation to the Royal Institution.
Contact: Dr David Hone, Patrick Hennessey