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report on sauropod neck mobility



http://www.nandotimes.com/healthscience/story/0,1080,43639-70375-509644-0,00.html
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What they found in their study, said Parrish, was that the even though
dinosaurs had necks that could be 40 feet or more long, the animals
could not raise their heads much above 9 to 12 feet. For the most part,
he said, they held their heads straight out or down - not up. 

--and for you fans of the truly strange a flower that bounces sonar
signals--
http://www.nandotimes.com/healthscience/story/0,1080,43203-69668-504566-0,00.html
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Researchers found that each blossom of the Mucuna vine contains a
special petal with a concave acoustical "mirror." The petal directs
signals back toward any nectar-feeding bat that chirps in its direction.

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http://www.flyinggoat.com
(Society of Vertebrate Paleontology member)
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