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Re: _Discover_ article



From: Gothgrrl@aol.com

 > See "Biological Consequences of Mesozoic Atmospheres: Respiratory Adaptations
 > and Functional Range of *Apataosaurus*" (Richard A. Hengst et. al....
 > 
 > This paper concludes that the respiratory system of apatosaurs would
 > not have permitted an active lifesytle in the  *modern* atmosphere ..

This is quite possible.  It is, however, incorrect to generalize from
sauropods to other dinosaur groups. There are good reasons to consider
that sauropods may have had a different physiology than other dino
groups. In fact I suspect that they did.

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