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RE: Dinosaur stampede debate and other paleo-related news stories



> Date: Fri, 5 Apr 2013 00:45:43 +0200
> From: david.marjanovic@gmx.at
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Re: Dinosaur stampede debate and other paleo-related news stories
> 
> > Megalocephalus (amphibian)  skull to be CT-scanned:
> 
> Ooh, awesome. Far from being amphibians in any sense other than 
> "anamniotic tetrapod", the baphetids have been known since the middle 
> 19th century, but are still poorly understood and therefore mysterious, 

Are they still believed to have electro-sensing ability?

{i read of that possibility in 'gaining ground' by Dr. Clack; I haven't checked 
the 2nd edition to see if its still there}


> except for the outer surface of the skull, where the function of the 
> rostroventral extension of the orbit is the only mystery. CT-scanning 
> the braincase may clarify that one in particular!                             
>