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Re: Horner's T. rex



>From: Jeffrey Martz <martz@holly.ColoState.EDU>
 >   
 >    We are talking about teeth, not skeletons.  There inference I think 
 > is that the animal had lunch, lost some teeth, and moved on. As far as 
 > attendance, I think any T.rex with a half-way operable nose would be 
 > drawn to the site, regardless of age of physical condition.

What is more, tyrannosaur teeth are gravel sized, and would thus
tend to accumulate in channel lags.  This could produce secondary
concentrations of teeth.  In interpreting mono-spcific beds it
is always important to check the taphonomy of the site.

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