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WAS Re: Sauropod drinking
"the Rieglers" <email@example.com> wrote re sauropods:
>They could still wade, or swim( which brings ludicrous imagery to my mind,
>them paddling like a dog, I don't know, it's the only way I can imagine it)
>It hardly seems possible for them to have swam decently.
Well, elephants are generally considered the closest living analogue for
limb construction & locomotion, and my understanding is that elephants are
quite good swimmers.
(There's an illustration or two of swimming sauropods in GSPaul's _Predatory
Dinosaurs_ if anybody's interested.)
Jeffrey Willson <firstname.lastname@example.org>