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Re: [dinosaur] Pits in the Jaw of Therapods



On Sun, Mar 12th, 2017 at 9:35 AM, Ruben Safir <ruben@mrbrklyn.com> wrote:

> I had the pleasure of being at the Royal Tyrrell Museum last week.  It
> is a GREAT place, and not enough good things said about them and their work.
> 
> I took a lot of pics and it seems that the Therapods all have these pits
> in the upper and lower jaws, that almost suggest whiskers.

They're more likely holes for blood vessels that supplied blood to 'lips' that 
partially covered the teeth.

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 Dann Pigdon
 GIS Officer
 Melbourne, Australia
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