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Re: Dromeo Danger



BTW -- Sharks are the best extant velociraptor
'tooth-analogue' I know of. Are there any other
candidates?

Shark teeth are not all that similar. They are straight, they are replaced extremely quickly on a conveyor-belt system, and even the serrations aren't the same shape AFAIK. Monitors come a lot closer, but "velociraptorine" teeth are much more strongly inclined backwards. It appears the bite strength was not great (Jurassic Park the book notwithstanding <sigh>).