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Re: NY times article
At 02:11 PM 12/3/97 -0500, Edward.Seidl@astramerck.com wrote:
>1. Don't other animals (like Alligators) use their tails
>defensively? What are the reasons paleontologist reject defensive
>use of tails by sauropods?
At a guess: a sauropod tail is *far* less robust than an alligator's.
'Gators have great honking *big* tails.
>2. Isn't there a type of crustacean (a shrimp I think) that snaps it
>claw and disables nearby fish with the sound or shock
>wave? Can anybody elaborate on this?
Don't know what it uses the napping for, but I know there is such a beast,
as I have heard it. They sound like a mess of fire crackers going off.
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