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Re: Heavy Teeth??
L Nyveen wrote:
> At 10:08 -0500 9/3/99, Larry Febo wrote:
> Teeth sure don't seem to have hurt the pterosaurs any, eh? Unless, er,
> maybe that's part of the reason for their replacement by birds.
The later, larger pterosaurs had eliminated their teeth, but I think Larry's
making a good point. Perhaps the elimination of teeth had more to do with
savings on biological maintenance rather than straight weight savings for