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Re: Shark eating dino fossil found in Utah



Jura reports:

http://dsc.discovery.com/news/2007/04/20/sharkeatingdino_din.html?category=dinosaurs&guid=20070420143030

Long, sharp teeth at the front of the dinosaur's mouth helped to keep fish from flying out, said Kirkland, while other, more slender teeth had "steak-knife serration" wear patterns between the tip and the gum line.

"The only other meat-eating dinosaurs with teeth worn like that are the spinosaurs Spinosaurus and Suchimimus from North Africa where large...fish dominated," said Kirkland.

I wonder if the teeth of *Masiakasaurus* show a similar wear pattern?


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Dann Pigdon
GIS / Archaeologist         http://www.geocities.com/dannsdinosaurs
Melbourne, Australia        http://heretichides.soffiles.com
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