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Re: Regarding Spinosaurus
> I was looking at Sereno's skull reconstruction of
> Suchomimus, and I realized that every spinosaur
> dentary I've seen is lateromedially compressed. If
> spinosaurs fed like some piscivorous birds (where they
> "spear" or snatch fish from the water) then wouldn't
> you expect frequent damage to the bone if the animal
> missed its target?
No, why? It's bone and not paper :-) , and the dentaries of (long-beaked)
piscivorous birds are likewise lateromedially compressed. But I can't
dismiss your idea, it's certainly a possibility.