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Dinosaur day care dads

A new study shows some male dinosaurs may have been the primary caretakers of their young

2:23pm, December 18, 2008

The prehistoric Earth was crawling with #1 Dads.

New analyses of fossilized dinosaur eggs and bones suggest that male dinosaurs likely sat on nests and cared for their young, similar to the parental division of labor seen in some modern birds. The results, published by paleontologist David Varricchio and colleagues online December 18 in Science, suggest that the primary paternal care system of some modern-day birds may h

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