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Alligators breathe like birds

Tricky measurements of flow reveal air moves through animal in one direction

3:28pm, January 14, 2010

Alligators have a one-way path for breathing that is similar to birds’, new research shows. The findings, published in the Jan. 15 Science, could explain how  dinosaurs’ ancestors rose to prominence.

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