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Is there any evidence of migratory patterns being exhibited by dinosaurs or did they just wander around?



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UNSUBSTANTIATED RUMOR: I saw a TV program on PBS recently in which one scientist holds that indeed, some species of dinosaur migrated on a seasonal basis. Mostly, these animals were herbivores moving to better grazing areas, partially dictated by the fact that their enormous appetites clear-cut whole forests, and they would have to move to other areas to find food. As a result of course, predatory dinosaurs such as T. rex or Allosaurus had to follow the prey, and thus inadvertently became nomadic as well.

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