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Re: Dino Sex (?)

On Mon, 14 Jul 1997, John Bishop wrote:

> The question was proposed to me one time that several sauropods have been
> found to have ulserations on the ribs in a backward linear regression.
> Could this be caused be an excited male. His sexual excitement causing
> broken and bruised ribs that healed over time?

While this is certainly possible, one would have thought that evolution
would have seen to it that its most important act was not itself damaging
to creatures that must have taken quite a while to get as large as they
did. Sex feels good for a reason, otherwise, no one would do it!



Matt Fraser
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