A Prehistoric Climate — Warmed by Dinosaurs Passing Gas?


Scientists think dinosaur flatulence could have had an affect on the climate. (Art credit: Linda Bucklin/iStockPhoto.com)

A common sight 150 million years ago, sauropod dinosaurs were some of the largest animals ever to have lived on Earth. These vegetarian dinosaurs produced a lot of methane gas — could these gaseous emissions have affected their prehistoric climate? [Read more…]