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Re: Sauropod accidents



I always thought that sauropods didn't have heads.  The brain was in their
rear. ;-)

-Bill Parker
Northern Arizona University

On Thu, 23 Jul 1998, Jeffrey Willson wrote:

> 
> "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>
> 
>