Nigersaurus

New research on a little-known dinosaur called the Nigersaurus shows that the elephant-sized creature had a bizarre anatomy, including a vacuum cleaner-like head that it kept permanently pointed at the ground.

The findings suggest that many plant-eating dinosaurs may have grazed like cows, rather than nibbling leaves like giraffes.

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