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Re: dinosaur upland faunas?



At 10:46 AM 5/29/97 -0500, Mark Sumner wrote:
>I was under the impression that Pachycephalosaurs were considered 
>possible
>upland species.  The scarcity of non-skull material, and the 
>weathered
>condition of many skulls, has been taken as evidence that the Pachys 
>were
>not living in the same area as the more frequently preserved species.

For the same reasons I have often speculated that many, or most,
ankylosaurs were upland species.


I do kind of like the picture of pachycephalosaurs as the goats of the
Cretaceous, capering around the rocks of the proto-Rockies.

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