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Re: Archosaur failure, turtle victory



On Sun, Apr 28th, 2013 at 2:05 AM, Dan Chure <danchure@easilink.com> wrote:

> Interesting series of photos of an alligator trying to kill and eat an 
> eastern river cooter turtle. Alligator gave up after 15 minutes. The 
> turtle is probably only good for roughage anyway.
> 
> http://news.yahoo.com/lightbox/tough-shell-to-crack-turtle-fends-off-gator-s-attack-
slideshow/turtle-photo-1193889713.html

The alligator might have had better luck if it had better dentition. What few 
teeth it seems to have 
appear to be badly worn. Perhaps the result of a long-term turtle addiction?

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Dann Pigdon
Spatial Data Analyst               Australian Dinosaurs
Melbourne, Australia               http://home.alphalink.com.au/~dannj
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