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Re: Sweating in dinosaurs?



On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 6:17 PM,  <tholtz@geol.umd.edu> wrote:
>
> Sweating seems to be a mammalian synapomorphy (although I wonder is
> lissamphbians might not use mucous in some form of heat regulation?).

Interesting thought.

So, do monotremes perspire? (I'd assume so, since they lactate, and
mammary glands are modified sweat glands, but does anyone know for
sure?)

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