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Re: Dinosaur smell



On Sat, Oct 17th, 2009 at 6:18 PM, Erik Boehm <erikboehm07@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Lack of Sweat/scent glands would be my guess.

Regular (or near-constant) bathing probably helps as well.


> --- 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?


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Dann Pigdon
GIS / Archaeologist                Australian Dinosaurs
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