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Re: Venomous archosaurs
Mary Nalasco wrote:
>I do recall the Mogolian lizard Estesia being considered poisonous because
>of the hollow "channels" in its teeth where venom would have flowed, and the
>doubtfulness of Dilophosaurus being such because it lacked this feature as
>well as room for poison sacs.
Dilophosaurs may not have had hollow teeth, but it could have had poisonous
saliva, which a few insectivores, like solenodonts and one shrew species,
have. Of course, this is pure speculation.
Raymond Thaddeus C. Ancog
Mines and Geosciences Bureau