A bitten skull of Tylosaurus kansasensis (Squamata: Mosasauridae) and a review of mosasaur-on-mosasaur pathology in the fossil record

@inproceedings{Everhart2008ABS,
  title={A bitten skull of Tylosaurus kansasensis (Squamata: Mosasauridae) and a review of mosasaur-on-mosasaur pathology in the fossil record},
  author={Michael J. Everhart},
  year={2008}
}
  • M. Everhart
  • Published 1 September 2008
  • Environmental Science
Abstract Aside from large sharks such as Cretoxyrhina mantelli, there are no other marine species known from the Late Cretaceous which could challenge the role of mosasaurs as apex predators. From the evidence of the injuries observed on mosasaur remains, however, it is likely that they occasionally fought with or were attacked by other mosasaurs. Sometimes the injuries incurred in this combat were non-fatal and show evidence of healing prior to the death of the mosasaur, while in other… 

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