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Nature 274, 661 - 663 (17 August 1978); doi:10.1038/274661a0

Dinosaur feeding behaviour and the origin of flowering plants

Robert T. Bakker

Ecology-Paleobiology Group, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21218

A reappraisal of current theorie suggests that the origin of flowering plants was closely correlated with the spread of big, low-browsing dinosaurs.

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