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Re: Darwin's young dead pet from Messel
On Tue, May 26th, 2009 at 5:57 AM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Mary wrote:
> > And why is the mouth agape?
> > http://www.latimes.com/la-sci-primate20-2009may20,0,7804244.story
> To show off the teeth?
No. The mouth is open because all prehistoric animals ran about with their
mouths wide open all
the time, endlessly vocalising loudly. You just have to watch TV shows with
beasties, or see life reconstructions of theropods, to know that. ;)
GIS / Archaeologist Australian Dinosaurs
Melbourne, Australia http://home.alphalink.com.au/~dannj