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Re: More Suchomimus thoughts

Berislav Krzic wrote:

> I also agree with a recent Holtz's opinion on this List, that  we
> might expect spinosaur fossils to be found in North America, too -
> because it was a part of the same type of connected swamp-like
> environment like in Europe and Africa.

The Barrimian through Albian in the western US represents a dry Savahna,
so spinosaurids may be ecologically excluded. However, during the
Cenomanian it does become much wetter with many extensive swamps.

The Arundel of Maryland (Aptian?) is pretty wet.

Jim Kirkland