Ancient amphibian had mouthful of teeth ready to grab you: U of T research

a small amphibamid dissorophid called Passawioops
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 10:04am

The idea of being bitten by a nearly toothless modern frog or salamander sounds laughable, but their ancient ancestors had a full array of teeth, large fangs and thousands of tiny hook-like structures called denticles on the roofs of their mouths that would snare prey, according to new research by paleontologists at the University of Toronto.

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