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Re: Mamenchisaurus Drawing

At 03:17 PM 1/19/98 -0800, Chris Clifford wrote:
>With all the discussion of the skeletal reconstruction of Mamenchisaurus
>in "The Complete Dinosaur", isn't there a wonderful drawing of
>Mamenchisaurus or perhaps Barosaurus with its neck held horizontally in
>William Stout's 1981 book "The Dinosauria"? Perhaps he got it right so
>long ago. 

I have seen Stout's horizontal-necked _Barosaurus_ in _The New Dinosaur
Dictionary_, but I forget if it appear in his _The Dinosaurs_ book.
FWIW, I have *never* seen a _Mamenchisaurus_ restoration in which the neck
was anything but horizontal...Unlike _Barosaurus_, I thought it was always
indisputed that _Mamenchisaurus_ was a Diplodicid.

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