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Re: Venom in Sinornithosaurus



--- On Thu, 12/24/09, Erik Boehm <erikboehm07@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Suppose all snakes go extinct except for the non venomous
> Corn Snake family.
> Do you then conclude despite finding fossils with fangs,
> that the snakes were non-poisonous, as there must be some
> other function for the fangs?

Were it possible to wager on such a thing, my money would be placed on the 
proposition that some of the "Corn Snakes" would evolve venom systems...