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Re: Breakable dino eggs - big...
On Mon, 13 Feb 1995 Flyinggoat@aol.com wrote:
> While following this particular post with interest, this was actually
> something I could pick up on...
> We know dinosaurs had bodily functions, right? We've found those.
> From the copriolites (I KNOW I'm probably spelling that wrong, so it's
> dinodoodoo for the rest of this post) we know what kind of condition the
> dinodoodoo was when it hit the ground, right? What kind of force would allow
> the dinodoodoo to keep the general doodoo shape and not splat? Most of the
> stuff I've seen pictures of and video of was in a non-splat shape, (for the
> most part).
> If the dinodoodoo did not fall from a great height, it was probably
> easier to retain the shape.
> If the dinodoodoo doesn't fall from a great height, couldn't you allow
> for the eggs being laid also not falling from a great height? .
I suppose the next question here is to be able to identify species
that produced the dino poop. I have no idea whether this can be ascertained
with any degree of confidence.
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