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RE: Edmontosaur data




> -----Original Message-----
> From: Roger A. Stephenson [SMTP:roger@dtgnet.com]
> Sent: Friday, December 11, 1998 7:31 PM
> To:   dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject:      Edmontosaur data
> 
> Hello all,
> 
> I am seeking information as to the average size of an adult Edmontosaur
> scapula. I have just opened a jacket containing a specimen that has a
> lenth
> of 36+". Don't tell me that dinosaurs kept on growing, I know that. What
> I'm seeking is whether this is above average, average, or what. We
> collected a scapula at a site containing much of one individual, and that
> specimen was nowhere this large.  This thing is massive!
> 
> Roger A. Stephenson
> Assistant Director
> The Grand River Museum
> Lemmon, South Dakota
> http://www.iw.net/~roger/
> 
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        I've seen Edmontosaur adult lengths listed as 12-13.5 meters &
weight estimated at about 3 tons.

        Dwight