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Re: THOUGHTS ON SAUROPOD NECKS



> And somewhat regretfully, I am coming down on the side of those who
> believe that mamenchisaur necks were nearer the horizontal than they
> were the vertical. The reason is the cervical ribs.

Darren, or anyone else who might know,

Is there any difference in the presence and/or length in the cervical
ribs between the brachiosaurid types and the diplodocids?  These two
types clearly had different feeding styles, might this be a clue?

Joe Daniel