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At 08:30 PM 4/27/97 EDT, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>Everything I've read says the crests were too thin and fragile to be
>used as weapons of any kind. I assume that's what you mean by
I've seen them (in a museum display).
I would agree that they are too thin for use in fighting.
But they do *look* impressive, which, I suppose, was the point.
[I.e. sexual selection again].
>Dilophosaurus had perfectly good, nasty claws on his hands to
>dispatch his intended dinner. What's to say Dilophosaurus didn't
>just pop a small animal in its mouth and swallow it whole,...
Another good point.
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