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Re: Sauroponderings - and trunks !



> I seem to remember there used to be a theory that brachiosaurs had
> trunks.
> This was postulated as an explanation of why their nostrils are
> positioned
> on the top of the head. I think in those days they were also believed
> by
> some to have been aquatic. What I can't remember is who proposed this
> -
> does anyone know ?


        I remember seeing this in Bob Bakker's _The Dinosaur Heresies_.
Can't find the book so can't tell you where it is.  Don't know if he was
the first to advocate this, but wouldn't be surprised if he were.

        Aloha,
        Blue