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Re: Resting Sauropods

I dunno about twisting vertebrae, but I have wondered about the TORQUE on
those long necks if a sauropod were to lay on its side or try to roll over.
> From: Brian Franczak <franczak@ntplx.net>
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Re: Resting Sauropods
> Date: Tuesday, July 14, 1998 7:21 AM
> dinosaurs have lumbar vertebrae? Depictions of theropods and ceratopians
> reclining cat-like/cow-like on their sides have always bothered me for
> this reason, since without lumbar vertebrae, I wouldn't have thought
> that position possible for them. Comments?
> Brian (franczak@ntplx.net)
> http://www.paleolife-art.com