Stegosaurus teeth from Eastern Siberia show high wear and replacement rate

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Stegosaurus teeth from Eastern Siberia show high wear and replacement rate, and could indicate adaptations to life at high latitudes.

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Article Title: Wear patterns and dental functioning in an Early Cretaceous stegosaur from Yakutia, Eastern Russia

Funding: Financial support was provided by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (project 17-54-12041-NNIO) and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG grant MA 1643/22-1). The work of P.N.K. at the Diamond and Precious Metals Geology Institute, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences was carried out at the expense of government task financing.

Competing Interests: The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Article URL: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0248163

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