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Brachiosaurus & giraffes



Date:  Wed, Jan 22, 1997 2:15 AM EDT
From:  Gothgrrl
Subj:  Re: RE: Brachiosaurus & giraffes
To:      brucet@mindspring.com

Bruce wrote:

>Plus, the number of vertebrae in the neck differs.  All >mammals, from
giraffes to mice have the same number of >vertebrae in the neck--is it six?

The number of cervicals is mammals is generally seven, excepting, I think,
edentates. I'm not sure how well this holds up with more "primitive" mammals.

Caitlin R. Kiernan