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Ceratopian forelimbs



<<Actually, by holding the feet out to the side, it spreads the total weight
of
the animal over a wide area.  This would reduce the total load on the
forefeet.>>

NO IT WOULDN'T!  The weight that the forefeet bear would be the same if they
were spread out far or put close together, put way up front or shoved way
back.  The weight is the same.  The only way to reduce the total load on the
forefeet is if they happened to be resting on a rock a few thousand
kilometers above the Earth where there would be a big enough reduction in the
Earth's gravity to be noticible.

Peter Buchholz
Stang1996@aol.com