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More Eaters of Ammonites

I posted earlier my initial skull reconstruction of the durophagous mosasaur Globidens dakotensis (here), but it occurs to me that I’ve not done so to the updated version of the skull that now appears on the banner above, and I … Continue reading

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Eater of Ammonites

Durophagy is technically the adaptations involving consuming foods that require crushing. At small scales, this can include insects, while at larger scales (where insects wouldn’t be consumed) this typically involves: cracking nuts, eating eggs, cracking crustacean or mollusk shells, etc.

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