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Re: Egg-Eating Teeth and Responses of Bois




On Tue, 30 May 2000 KiernanCR@aol.com wrote:

> Indeed, it seems that most 
> extant egg-eaters are generalists, with no particular adaptation for 
> egg-eating, per se.

And I'll make the point again that generalization in dentition was new
towards the end of the Cretaceous.  Until then, most (all?) teeth were
specialized for insectivory.