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Study punctures 'you are what you eat' paradigm for carnivore skull shape


February 7, 2018

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From dogs to seals to cats, members of the mammalian order Carnivora can vary greatly from one species to another. But for the most part, their skulls all tend to take on some variant of just a few shapes, a pattern scientists have long attributed to shared diets. New research reveals that the evolution of skull shape in this group is actually much more complex and is influenced by nondietary factors.Full Story

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American Museum of Natural History

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