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When crocodiles poop



Believe it or not, I just looked up this word to see if it is a noun or 
verb, or both.  I mean, when they defecate, what do they produce--a tight 
little sausage-like thingy (I call coprolites "petrified turds" to get a 
few laughs in my dinos class, but I'm positive there must be a more 
sophisticated term) or a dollop of a slurry that looks like whipped cream 
(in the barnyard, you might call it chickenwhip)?

I just asked our resident herpetologist, and he just walked away shaking 
his head.  I think he's trying to avoid me more and more lately.

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Norman R. King                                       tel:  (812) 464-1794
Department of Geosciences                            fax:  (812) 464-1960
University of Southern Indiana
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