[Tweeters] Why Don't Birds Have Teeth?

Will's Email yekramw at gmail.com
Sun Jul 1 18:47:47 PDT 2018


I would add that weight-savings is another important reason. Hard to fly with fangs! Makes one kind of front-heavy too!

Will Markey
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> On Jul 1, 2018, at 13:08, Devorah the Ornithologist <birdologist at gmail.com> wrote:

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> hello everyone,

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> the question, why birds don't have teeth, has occupied many scientists through the years, and has generated a variety of hypotheses. But a new idea has been proposed that may explain both why birds don't have teeth and why they underwent such an explosive radiation after the extinction of all non-avian dinosaurs. The hypothesis needs more work, but it's a paradigm shift that will trigger a lot of new research.

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> Why Don't Birds Have Teeth?

> http://www.forbes.com/sites/grrlscientist/2018/06/30/why-dont-birds-have-teeth/

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