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Re: Precocial young Re: Yabeinosaurus, earliest viviparous squamate

On Jul 19, 2011, at 4:19 PM, David Marjanovic wrote:

>> How much parental care is there with these live birth reptiles?
> In squamates? None that I can think of.

I can only think of two: Solomon Islands Skinks and Rhacodactylus 
trachyrhynchus, the live-bearing gecko from New Caledonia.  Parental care is 
uncertain in the latter.


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