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Re: Blood flow in Sauropods
>To all those who dredge up the myth that big animals have trouble with
>overheating. PLease understand that on really hot days when either water is
>not available for evaporitive, or it is very humid,
three assumptions and counting
>it is NOT POSSIBLE TO
>UNLOAD HEAT FROM A BODY! WHen the air etc is hotter than the body
Make that four
>temperature gradient causes heat to flow inward. Heat can only be stored
>internally, and only big animals can do this. Dozens of papers by
>Schmidt-Nielsen, Taylor, Finch, Whittow, Robertshaw have been showing this
>for nearly forty years. PLease, please read them before you all drive me mad.
Well that explains a lot. I have read them and I am still thinking.