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RE: Precocial young Re: Yabeinosaurus, earliest viviparous squamate



It's not my hypothesis, of course. It's the hypothesis of Varricchio et al.

But thanks, this paper looks pretty interesting.


>
>   Interesting bit for Jason and his parental care support hypothesis in
> that first link. It implies that male-only parental care can arise in
> shorebirds and birds in general from biparental care, but not the reverse,
> while female care is lost to biparental or male care. Fun stuff.
>
> Cheers,
>
>   Jaime A. Headden
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>> Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2011 16:31:51 -0400
>> From: bh480@scn.org
>> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
>> Subject: Re: Precocial young Re: Yabeinosaurus, earliest viviparous
>> squamate
>>
>> From: Ben Creisler
>> bh480@scn.org
>>
>> Some free pdfs that might be relevant:
>>
>> http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1692951/pdf/11958696.pdf
>>
>> and two about viviparous Australian skink Egernia
>> http://www.life.umd.edu/faculty/wilkinson/BIOL608W/OConnor&ShineBE05.pdf
>> http://www.anu.edu.au/BoZo/Scott/PDF%20Files/2004.Clemmenetal.JH.pdf
>>
>> Also about skinks (but no free pdfs):
>> http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1046/j.1365-294X.2003.01777.x/abstract
>> http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0003347204002970
>>
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