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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,

Two assumptions and counting....

it is NOT POSSIBLE TO
>UNLOAD HEAT FROM A BODY! WHen the air etc is hotter than the body

Make that three

>the
>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.
>

Read them and still thinking.

Cheers, Paul

pwillis@ozemail.com.au