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RE: Bipedal apatosaurs and stegosaurs?



From: Robert J Meyerson <meyersrt@uwec.edu> (Rob Meyerson)

 > When one considers the high browsers of today (i.e. elephants and
 >  giraffes) one occasionally sees them rearing to reach high
 >  branches.  However, this is not their primary mode of feeding.
 >  When food is scarce, and they need. ...

While the larger high browsers do not, at present, habitually rear
up to eat, there is at least one "mid-browser" that does so, namely
the antelope called the gerenuk. It seems to prefer this feeding
posture even when it is not strictly necessary (as in zoos).

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