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Re: Jurassic Gnawing Mammals
On Fri, 19 Apr 1996, Rob Meyerson wrote:
> Does anyone know whether or not the gnawing animal niche was filled during
> the Early Mesozoic?
_Oligokyphus_ (not a mammal but a nonmammalian therapsid, from the
Jurassic as I recall) had procumbent front teeth that might have been
used for gnawing.
> predicessor (sp)
predecessor, if you really want to know.
> With Laughter,
> "It's only a model."
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