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Re: Sauropod drinking

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Message text written by INTERNET:i.j.j.nieuwland@let.rug.nl

"Adrian Desmond also gives this example in the 'Hot-Blooded Dinosaurs'. 
Robert Stigler, a Viennese scientist, started a series of experiments in
(mainly on himself) in which he attempted to breathe through a hose while 
tied to a plank which was lowered in the water. After having been lowered 
to two metres beneath the surface, Stigler's blood pressure became so high 
that he developed a chronic heart condition."

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