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Re: Sauroposeidon



In a message dated 11/3/99 1:44:06 PM Pacific Standard Time, 
twilliams_alpha@hotmail.com writes:

> All the characters that link the two species, and have been 
>  used to diagnose the genus _Brachiosaurus_, are primitive titanosaur 
traits. 
>    (This also applies to the family Brachiosauridae in the old more 
inclusive 
>  sense.)

So were basal titanosauriforms all as high-shouldered as _B. altithorax_ and 
_G. brancai_, with later titanosaurs re-equalizing their limb lengths?  Or is 
it not entirely certain that both _B._ and _G._ were as high-shouldered as 
traditionally depicted?

--Nick P.