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Re: 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.

See previous post.  The physics prove my point.

Rob

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Q.  What fossil fish is a blood relative?

A.  The antiarch.