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Re: Sauropod Tails (The End...and a bit more)



In a message dated 97-12-07 05:07:08 EST, dannj@alphalink.com.au writes:

<< I have often imagined ankylosaur tail clubs with false eye spots
 to lure predators away from the head and neck. In this fashion they
 could act like the stumpy tails of Australian shingle back lizards
 that resemble a second head. >>

See the paper

Thulborn, T., 1994. "Mimicry in ankylosaurid dinosaurs," Records of the
Southern Australian Museum [I think that's the correct journal title] 27(2):
151-158.