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Re: Brontosaurus/Apatosaurus

At 11:49 AM 6/12/98 -0700, Betty Cunningham wrote:
>Does this actually mean what I think it means? That a juvenile sauropod
>has a different number of vertebrae than an adult?  How do you figure?
>> (such as lower no. of sacral vertebrae) are juvenile characters.

   I believe the original poster meant sacral vertebrae specifically.  It
wouldn't surprise me that as the hips grow, the number of vertebrae fused
into the sacrum increases.

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