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DEEEEP throat measurements



Virginia Tidwell and Jerry Harris wondered about brachiosaur throat diameters
and discussed whether a human could be swallowed whole.

For what it's worth, measuring from my _Giraffatitan_ skull, based on
Janensch, the distance between the descending quadrates is 20 cm, about the
width of an open hand.  Between the descending pterygoid flanges the distance
is 20cm.  The maximum open gape, from the top of the pterygoids to the inner
lower jaw is 45 cm.  

Anyone wishing to climb through the skull may do so by appointment.  Bring a
note from your mother.

DPterosaur