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Re: sauropod feeding dogma
> > One would guess that they might have used a strategy similar to
> > giraffes and spread their front legs, or went down on their elbows, to
> > drink.
> A sauropod going down on its elbows?
> Not likely. Thier thick, elephant-like legs were not very bendable.
Maybe, just maybe, sauropods (especially brachiosaurids &
camarasaurids) got all the water they needed from all the vegetation
I know it's not very likely, but if koalas can do it, why not a
sauropod? I just can't imagine a fully-grown _Brachiosaurus_
stooping to drink from a lake without toppling in.