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Re: Tyrannosaurus Tail Torque



Sim Koning <simkoning@msn.com> wrote:


> Wow, that's really interesting! thanks for clearing that up. I'll read the 
> paper shortly.
>
> Has anyone done research to see if Mosasaurs had similar glands? >


The concept of venomous mosasaurs has come up before, based on
phylogenetic bracketing:


http://scienceblogs.com/tetrapodzoology/2009/04/tongues_venom_goronyosaurus.php
http://dml.cmnh.org/2009Jun/msg00011.html


But AFAIK, there is no concrete evidence of venom glands in mosasaurs.



Cheers

Tim