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Re: Broken Stegosaur spike



> I'd probably look like the broken tail spike from the new Canon City 
> Stegosaurus stenops that Ken Carpenter is working on. That specimen has 
> a broken tail spike. 

     The tail spike isn't actually broken; it is "deflated" or flattened.
This is apparantly NOT due to crushing, since the skeleton overall, as
well as the other tail spikes, look fine.  Ken thinks (last I heared) that
the spike got some sort of infection.

LN Jeff
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