The Jawless Hagfish

Hagfish at the Oklahoma Aquarium. It is difficult to see the individual fish. The small blue arrow is pointing at the head of one hagfish. The mouth is ringed by barbels, which look a bit like small tentacles. These were used for sensing their environments. Recently, my family visited the Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks, Oklahoma.… Continue reading The Jawless Hagfish

On the Original Diet of Tyrannosaurus rex

The diet of Tyrannosaurus rex seems obvious: it ate meat, right? What if the answer was not that simple? What did Tyrannosaurus rex originally eat? If you are familiar with creationist literature, then you might recognize this question. It has been used to illustrate an important concept in the creation narrative, namely that God originally… Continue reading On the Original Diet of Tyrannosaurus rex