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Re: Dino size: go on, laugh at me



As Several have already posted, no one knows for sure why some Dinos
got so large.  One possble explanation may be homeothermy.  Once a
large animal gets warm, it tends to stay warm longer, retaining it's heat
due to the fact that body volume increases faster that skin area.  If Dinos
were wholly ectothermic, perhaps this helped them remain at a more
active level.


Bill Hinchman