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Re: Sauropod drinking



---Betty Cunningham <bettyc@flyinggoat.com> wrote:

> so now we're talking the classic image of sauropods chest deep in
water,
> a belief notably in disfavor the last 15 years.  

I don't think the mainstream belief is that sauropods couldn't go
chest-deep into water; just that they didn't live there all the time,
as so picturesquely portrayed in the Golden Book of Dinosaurs and
other sources. 
 
> Was it perhaps water pressure on the internal organs at that depth
that
> helped eliminate sauropods from water?.

Water pressure certainly helps me eliminate.


==
Larry

"Metaphors be with you"

http://members.tripod.com/~megalania/index.html

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