“The preservation of dinosaur feces is pretty rare,” said Donald Henderson, curator of dinosaurs at the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller, Alta.
Feces stand a good chance of being destroyed by rain, washed away or eaten by other animals unless they are rapidly buried. “A skeleton can be broken up and swept downriver and we can still find the bones,” he said. “But once feces get disturbed, it’s gone.” However, samples have been found despite the difficulties. […] Read more