This Ancient Frog Could Have Preyed On Dinosaurs
This ancient frog could have preyed on dinosaurs
A large frog that lived 68 million years ago was capable of eating small dinosaurs and had a bite as powerful as a wolf or female tiger, researchers have found.
Scientists studying the bite force of a similar genus that lives today — the horned frog of South America — collaborated with a team of paleontologists to determine that the ancient Beelzebufo frog could have preyed on early crocodilians and small non-avian dinosaurs.
Their findings have been reported in a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports.
To figure out just how much power was in that extinct frog’s bite, lead author …