Grass eating gators?

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Abdul Alhazred
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Grass eating gators?

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:08 pm

Some extinct crocs were vegetarians
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Based on careful study of fossilized teeth, scientists Keegan Melstom and Randall Irmis at the Natural History Museum of Utah at the University of Utah have found that multiple ancient groups of crocodyliforms -- the group including living and extinct relatives of crocodiles and alligators -- were not the carnivores we know today, as reported in the journal Current Biology on June 27. In fact, the evidence suggests that a veggie diet arose in the distant cousins of modern crocodylians at least three times.

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Checkmate vegans. 8)
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Re: Grass eating gators?

Post by ed » Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:16 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:08 pm
Some extinct crocs were vegetarians
Science Daily
Based on careful study of fossilized teeth, scientists Keegan Melstom and Randall Irmis at the Natural History Museum of Utah at the University of Utah have found that multiple ancient groups of crocodyliforms -- the group including living and extinct relatives of crocodiles and alligators -- were not the carnivores we know today, as reported in the journal Current Biology on June 27. In fact, the evidence suggests that a veggie diet arose in the distant cousins of modern crocodylians at least three times.

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Checkmate vegans. 8)
extinct for a damn good reason.
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