Fun Science Fact

God designed quite a variety of body types within the dinosaurs. Their brains are no exception. The size of dinosaur brains varied from very small to proportionately very large.

Smartest

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Troodon, a carnivore that looked similar to the Deinonychus pictured above, had a brain size similar to a mammal or bird of today, making it one of the smartest dinosaurs we know about.

Not so smart (I didn’t want to call him dumb)

Stegosaurus dinosaur. Isolated on white, with clipping path.
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Stegosaurus had a brain the size of a walnut in that huge body. Chewing and walking at the same time was probably too difficult for him.

 

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