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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.


 Dann Pigdon
 GIS Officer
 Melbourne, Australia