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Re: follow-up on sauropods

not necessarily true.  mammals also grow stunted with less-than-adequate
food.  with NO food, yes, starvation takes its toll but with less than
what is required the animal simply doesn't grow well and is weaker and
less-likley to breed than more robust specimens.


Colette H. Adams wrote:
>  Birds and mammals are
> far more limited in this respect.  If unable to acquire enough food to
> sustain their high growth rates, they simply die.