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RE: Sweating in dinosaurs?




fixed to make it Plain Text; sorry.

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> Date: Fri, 29 Oct 2010 18:31:36 -0700
> From: ron.orenstein@rogers.com
> To: tholtz@geol.umd.edu; keenir@hotmail.com
> CC: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Re: Sweating in dinosaurs?
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> Why would dinosaurs have a purely mammalian evaporative cooling mechanism?
> Living birds don't.
Good point.
 
so, I suppose my question now becomes, how did non-avian archosaurs shed excess 
heat?
 
(birds pant like dogs, i think)