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Re: Dinosaur smell



Lack of Sweat/scent glands would be my guess.

--- On Fri, 10/16/09, Ezra Toranosuke <sherekhanjunior@hotmail.com> wrote:

> From: Ezra Toranosuke <sherekhanjunior@hotmail.com>
> Subject: Dinosaur smell
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Date: Friday, October 16, 2009, 7:27 PM
> 
> 
> Ok, another quirky question. I don´t know if it has been
> asked before here... What do you people think dinosaurs
> smelled like? I ask because I was in a crocodile preserve
> some time ago and I was surprised at how crocs don´t seem
> to have any kind of particular odour; amazing how any dog
> stinks much worst than a five meter long predator... What is
> the reason behind this? Why don´t crocodiles stink? 
>  
> Do you think big theropods had a strong smell? And what
> about large herbivorous dinosaurs? 
>  
> I know this kind of question is difficult to answer but I'd
> like to know your ideas... 
>  
> Thanks!     
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