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Re: SAUROPOD RESTING



As I ponder this, it occurs to me that there are many places where water is
not bordered by mud.  Surely mud is a potential problem sometimes but
perhaps that is the exception?

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> From: William Gibson Parker <wgp@dana.ucc.nau.edu>
> To: Peter Von Sholly <vonrex@gte.net>
> Cc: bosco@boscarelli.com; dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Re: SAUROPOD RESTING
> Date: Monday, July 20, 1998 11:09 AM
> 
> Actually I think that we are trying to determine if a Sauropod
> wished to enter the water, whether it would be disasterous to the animal
> or not.  I would think not although there are those damn fossil remains
of
> mud-bogged sauropods to contend with.  What a bummer, all that cool water
> to swim in but not being able to walk in the mud.....
> 
> -Bill Parker
> Northern Arizona University
>