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Re: MAMENCHISAUR NECKS
> As for Mamenchisaurus, the articulated skeleton in the ground clearly showed
> the neck kinked strongly upwards at its base, as in Euhelopus and
> Camarasaurus. So it was carried erect, not horizontal. The arms were probably
> fairly long too. Mamenchisaurus was giraffe-like, not low slung.
I had thought that the first two dorsals were beveled upward, but after
seeing the cast at the LACM it looks like its the last two short
cervicals. Either way, then neck was erect.