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Re: T. Rex the hunter (the DMNH Edmontosaurus revisited)



In a message dated 98-02-13 03:19:46 EST, bh162@scn.org writes:

<< The premaxillary teeth ("nipping
 teeth")
 on T. rex occupy a portion of the skull that is about 2 to 2 1/2+ feet
 wide. >>

The premaxillae aren't anything like this wide in T. rex. We're not talking
about a duckbill here! Take a look at any top view of the skull. Both
premaxillae together are scarcely a foot wide, and the whole snout is, maybe,
15-18 inches wide.