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Re: Sprawl, speed etc
> I'm forced to point out that ceratopsians were not automobiles.
>Legs and wheels do not move or propell their owners in the same way. An
>automobile's wheels are a fixed distance apart, so setting them far apart
>is a safe bet from a stability standpoint. An animal can move its legs
>around to deal with a any number of situations. Unlike a vehicle with a
>stiff metal axle and wheels, a ceratopsian could
>alter the position and movement of its legs to make a tight turn or go
>down a steep slope.
True, but the physics that affect both quadrepeds and vehicles are the same.
Granted, there are some differences based on mechanics of both groups, but on
the whole the two groups are analogous.
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