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Re: What did Spinosaurus eat? New species of Lepidotes found



On Feb 26, 2011, at 5:49 AM, David Marjanovic wrote:
> Similarly, there are no known live-bearing crocodiles, turtles or 
> geckos. Many of these have soft eggshells with isolated calcite crystals 
> on them, like (apparently) pterosaurs. (...And of course there's no 
> evidence for live birth in any pterosaurs, but at a sample size of four 
> eggs... who knows...)

There are, in fact, some live-bearing geckos (one species in Rhacodactylus, and 
some in Hoplodactylus; perhaps others).  Otherwise, it is an interesting 
pattern - not a single live bearing croc or turtle.

--Mike H.


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