Evolving Thoughts

Teeth and a marsupial lion

Chris Nedin has another post of great interest (even if it is for a late period, the Pleistocene) which goes into my file of “the older naturalists were great observers”, as he shows how modern chemistry supports Richard Owens’ diagnosis of Thylacoleo as a carnivore, even though it is in a clade of herbivores.

Comments

  1. #1 Jan-Maarten
    May 18, 2009

    ‘Prerogative of harlots’ has a nice additional story:

    http://paleocoll.blogspot.com/2009/05/cool.html

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