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Sauropod accidents



"RAY D STANFORD" <STARSONG@prodigy.net> wrote:

> I can't help but wonder what kind of animal is going to trip on the
horizontally 
> extended neck of Mamenchisaurus   ;-)
...
> of course, accidents DO sometimes happen. How else are so many sauropod
post-cranial 
> skeletons (WITHOUT heads) found? 


Well, personally, I always suspected these were the result of accidents
involving the intersection of necks with supersonic-cracking whiptails. 
("Uh - sorry about that, Dave...")     ;-D


Jeffrey Willson <jwillson@harper.cc.il.us>