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Re: grass

On Tuesday 07 Nov 2006 13:16, Scott wrote:

> I thought I remembered reading someplace recently that there was
> evidence that grass was more widespread in the late Cretaceous than
> was formerly believed...? Can anyone confirm, or did I make this up?
> At the time I remember thinking, "So maybe the arrays of teeth in T.
> horridus were an adaptation for grass-eating..."
Original article:
Prasad V, Strömberg C A E, Alimohammadian H, Sahni A, Dinosaur 
Coprolites and the Early Evolution of Grasses and Grazers, 
Science 2005; 310: 1177-80; DOI: 10.1126/science.1118806
Piperno D R, Sues H-D, Dinosaurs Dined on Grass, Science 2005; 310: 
1126-28; DOI: 10.1126/science.1121020


Gautam Majumdar

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