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Mosasaur eggs (slightly OT)
In a message dated 5/24/2000 7:03:41 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
> My understanding was that the anatomy of several other
> types of marine reptiles more or less ruled out their
> crawling up onto beaches to lay eggs. IIRC, mosasaurs
> are an example.
I've been wondering whether the high incidence of ovoviviparity in snakes
might be a holdover from an aquatic (mosasaurian?) origin.