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Re: Tyrannosaurus synapsid properties....



>   How is the fact that Tyrannosaurus Rex is synapsid in its post orbital area
>of its skull signifigant? Or, am I wrong in assuming that it is synapsid?
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>                                               Caleb Lewis
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It's as diapsid as any other theropod, but the supratemporal fenestrae are
not very visible in lateral view - you more or less have to be looking
straight down on the skull to see them.



chris