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Re: SAUROPOD QUESTIONS
At 11:10 PM 11/5/98 EST, you wrote:
>Two questions. Does anyone know if there has been a paper that discusses A)
>the increase in hours spent each day feeding by large mammalian herbivores,
>with B) the conclusion that sauropods were too big to feed themselves within
>24 hours if they had a mammalian energy budget?
Colbert addresses some of this in the Ostrom Festschrift:
Colbert, E.H. 1993. Feeding strategies and metabolism in elephants and
sauropod dinosaurs. American Journal of Science 293-A: 1-19.
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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