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RE: Polar sauropods
Don't forget the prosauropod material from Greenland
---John Schneiderman (email@example.com)
On Fri, 4 Dec 1998, B. Choo wrote:
> These are the polar sauropods that I know of:
> Rhoetosaurus brownei (?Bajocian eastern Australia)
> Estimated paleolatitude: 65-56 deg.S
> Unnamed sauropod (Campanian-Maastrichtian New Zealand)
> Estimated paleolatidude: 55 deg.S
> O-isotope studies suggest a water temp of 14.3 C.
> By this time NZ was well separated from the rest of Gondwana =
> migration was not an option during the winter.
> And if you include prosauropods: The chumps who had the honor of getting
> preserved alongside Cryolophosaurus.
> Estimated paleolatitude: 61 deg.S
> Brian Choo