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Re: Raindrops on Roses and Dewlaps on Dinosaurs
Steve Brusatte wrote:
> Hey, I've been doing some reading on possible
> (skin flaps) on dinosaurs. Does anyone know of any
> technical refs which discuss signs of dewlaps on
> bones, or the presence of dewlaps in dinosaurs?
In The Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs (Currie and Padian
et. al.) the section relating to Tyrannosaurs says
"Impressions of skin around a badly weathered skull of
Tyrannosaurus bataar in Mongolia showed the presence
of a wattle or bag of skin under the jaws"
This could be the regurgitation sac I spoke of in
another post. You should also read this link:
Hope this helps ya.
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