Major Discovery: Dinosaurs Break 150-Year-Old Rule

By Mike Fishmore | May 23, 2024

Recent discoveries

Bergmann's Rule, a principle in biology established 150 years ago by German biologist Carl Bergmann, postulates a correlation between an animal's body size and the climate of its habitat. 
 

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Recent discoveries regarding dinosaurs have disrupted long-held beliefs about how body size evolves in relation to environmental factors.
 

Larger body sizes

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This rule suggests that animals in colder regions tend to have larger body sizes compared to their counterparts in warmer climates.