While artistic reconstructions of dinosaurs preying on each other are a fantastic way of illustrating the real-life behaviours of these fantastic creatures, direct evidence of dinosaur-food interactions in the fossil record are surprisingly rare.
South America has proven very lucrative in the last few decades when it comes to new theropod dinosaur discoveries from the Late Cretaceous. The list is impressive, with genera such as Megaraptor , Orkoraptor , Aerosteon
If you close your eyes and visualize Mesozoic foliage, a few particular types of plants might spring to mind. There are probably some palm trees, a few ferns, a cycad (“sago palm”) or two, and