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Re: Jobaria and the Elephant Commit Suicide
In a message dated 11/21/99 12:42:25 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> Okay, but more to the point: are these animals bending their knees while
> rearing or are they straight?
>From what I understand of the Sereno et al. tests, they were assuming bent
> [As regards squatting sauropods] My suspicion is the
> report by Larry Martin and Craig Sundell at SVP this year with the
> Camarasaurus? They have found incredibly nice C. supremus specimens, one
> which appears to be "squatting," if by this you understand that the femur,
> crus (tibia and fibula), and pes are all pancaked on top of one another.
> This is "squatting" in a very loose sense -- all the bones are completely
> disarticulated from one another.
Yes, this is the find to which I was referring.