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Re: A query concerning Parasaurolophus



>Actually, although it seems logical to assume that these animals could
>breathe through these passages (certainly they would have had to do so if
>these were indeed sound-producing organs), but is there any reason to assume
>that they were obliged to do so?  After all, it would not have required an
>injury to block these passages - if dinos could catch colds they might have
>had the same effect that a good case of flu does on our ability to brreathe
>nasally!  Is there any reason to assume that these animals could not breathe
>via the mouth if they had to?

What's worse that a giraffe with a sore throught?

A Parasaurolophus with a stuffy nose.

Rob