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Re: tyrannosaur lips



Tracy Ford wrote was the only one I know of who really
had much to say on the whole theropod lip issue. I
think he wrote an article on it in Prehistoric Times.

Jason


--- Jack Blue <cowboyjack@cableone.net> wrote:

> M Sakamoto, Earth Sciences wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Does anyone remember a recent article about the
> reconstruction of lips 
> > on tyrannosaurs where the upper and lower lips
> form a seal over the 
> > teeth - kind of like chimp lips? I can't seem to
> find the original 
> > reconstruction and I'm sure I didn't dream this
> up...
> >
> > Can anyone reassure me that I haven't dreamt it up
> and remind me who's 
> > work that was?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Manabu
> > ----------------------
> > M. Sakamoto
> > Department of Earth Sciences,
> > University of Bristol,
> > Wills Memorial Building, Queen's Road,
> > Bristol BS8 1RJ, UK
> > M.Sakamoto@bristol.ac.uk
> >
> >
> The only thing I can remember was Bob Bakker's idea
> of sauropod "moose 
> lips" last year.  I must have missed the tyrannosaur
> lips altogether.
> 
> Jack Blue
> 


"I am impressed by the fact that we know less about many modern [reptile] types 
than we do of many fossil groups." - Alfred S. Romer


      
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