New Find: Tyrannosaurus rex Wagged Its Tail While Running

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Recent studies by scientists have revealed that T. rex wags its tail while running and walking.

Nationalgeographic.co.id—The idea of ​​this 7-ton, 40-foot-long carnivorous reptile running along with its tail wagging with enthusiasm like a dog might seem ridiculous.

However, according to a new study published in the journal Science Advances on September 22, 2021 entitled Predictive simulations of running gait reveal a critical dynamic role for the tail in bipedal dinosaur locomotion this, dinosaur like T. rex actually wags its tail when it moves. However, the movement of the tail is not for the same reason as the dog.

The new research shows that their tails elegantly swing when their owners walk, and enthusiastically sway when they run.


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