Dinosaur fossils often preserve the creatures in an odd pose: neck bent backward at a seemingly impossible angle, like a yoga class gone terribly wrong. It's so common that it had scientists wondering: Is this how the animals died or did the bending happen after death? By studying dinosaurs' modern cousin — the chicken — some researchers were finally able to solve this ancient mystery.
Got a Crick in Your Neck?
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Written by Andrea Michelson November 26, 2019
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