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Re: Sneak Peak at Yale Torosaurus Sculpture



In a message dated 9/28/2005 9:47:02 PM Eastern  Standard Time, 
andyfarke@hotmail.com writes:
<< So as a sort of  "compromise" solution, is it possible that the "normal" 
jaw
musculature  formed a cheek of sorts along the posterior half of the jaw
(like what you  talked about, Jaime, in some of the "cheeked" birds)?  >>

Lull suggested this in "Revision of the  Ceratopsia" in 1933. He compared the 
structure to that of the Marine Iguana.  See:

http://facweb.furman.edu/~perrytravis/TPerryWebsite/Courses/Espanola%20092.jpg

and

http://www.eeb.cornell.edu/wrege/graphics/res/MarineIguana.gif

DV