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  • These dinosaur diseases, which might seem familiar, reveal how they lived and died

    Dinosaurs, like us, got sick and injured. By detecting these medical conditions in fossils, paleopathologists, experts in ancient disease and injuries, are gaining tantalizing insights into dinosaur behaviour and evolution -- how a dinosaur moved through its world, the relationship between predator and prey, and how dinosaurs of the same species interacted.

    The lower jaw of SUE the T. rex is pitted with holes that experts believe were the result of a parasitic infection. (Source: Koichi Kamoshida / Getty Images via CNN)

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