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Dino domination was in the cards, maybe

Research suggests that in their early history, dinosaurs were in many ways less successful than their closest relative.

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1:01pm, September 11, 2008

Early dinosaurs got lucky — twice. That’s what led to the age of the dinosaurs, suggests a new study in the Sept. 12 Science.

Scientists have long hypothesized that early dinosaurs were somehow superior to or outcompeted their closest competitors in order to take over Earth.

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