Where Are All the Tiny Dinosaurs?

Where Are All the Tiny Dinosaurs?

What was the smallest non-avian dinosaur, and why were there so few tiny dinos running around the Mesozoic?

Hosted by: Stefan Chin

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Sources:
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-35289-4
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https://www.theguardian.com/science/lost-worlds/2012/dec/19/dinosaurs-fossils

Image Sources:
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microraptor#/media/File:Microraptor_scale.png
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