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Re: MORE ON GIANT TYRANNOSAURUS



In a message dated 97-09-18 17:41:25 EDT, GSP1954@AOL.COM writes:

<< NY and type - My skeletal restorations indicate these are virtually
identical
 in size, even though the NY is "gracile" and the type "robust". Modeled mass
 for both is 5.7 tonnes.  >>

Make sure this isn't because the NY mount happens to have the legs of the
type! Osborn had the legs of the type cast when he mounted AMNH 5027, which
was missing the legs. And he added up-sized _Allosaurus_ feet to the legs.