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Was T. rex really as smart as primates? A new study argues the dino’s intellect has been overstated

Despite films like “Jurassic Park” depicting Tyrannosaurus rex as nothing more than a stupid killing machine, Dr. Suzana Herculano-Houzel believes the mighty dinosaur “deserves better.”

Herculano-Houzel is no passive dinosaur observer. The Vanderbilt University neuroscientist is an expert in comparative neuroanatomy, as well as editor-in-chief of The Journal of Comparative Neurology....

Originally posted on salon.com