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Re: sauropod drinking



Come on!  This is plain ridiculous.  Does anybody think that if there
happened to be no appropriate body of water around to immerse themselves
in, sauropods would simply die of thirst?

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> From: Norton, Patrick <Patrick.Norton@state.me.us>
> To: dinosaur list (comment line)Return requested <dinosaur@usc.edu>
> Subject: Re: sauropod drinking
> Date: Tuesday, July 14, 1998 1:21 PM
> 
> On July 14th, Jack said:
> 
. But I'm not aware of any terrestrial animal that must, as a   
> matter of anatomical necessity, immerse itself in water in order to   
> drink. It just seems odd to me that, given the associated risks, that   
> would be the evolutionary solution for sauropods.