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Re: gator growth and dinosaurs



Cool, thanks for the heads-up. Will read. Did they mention any data
from crocodyloidea?

Viv

On 27 September 2011 13:08, James Farlow <farlow@ipfw.edu> wrote:
> This just in, published in a journal that readers of this list may not 
> regularly consult:
>
> Woodward, Horner, and Farlow. 2011. Osteohistological evidence for 
> determinate growth in the American alligator. Journal of Herpetology 45: 
> 339-342.
>
> Comparisons are made to dinosaurs and other archosaurs, and the study fuzzies 
> up the matter of how long after attaining skeletal maturity the beasts might 
> have lived.
>