Mosasaur Bites and Limpet Scrapes - Wired News

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    6 [SIZE=-1]In one glass case, set below a painting of Cretaceous sea life, there sat a large ammonite with a set of deep punctures running along the shell's diameter. This coil-shelled cephalopod – a distant, prehistoric cousin of the modern day nautilus – had ...[/SIZE]
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    Nautilus experts;

    Would puncturing the body chamber like this cause the animal to leave its shell or detach it from it's shell or make it easier to remove it from it's shell? Would a bite like this stun the animal, mortally wound it, kill it?
     
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