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Re: Sauropod Necks



In a message dated 7/10/00 8:52:51 PM EST, Buckaroobwana@aol.com writes:

<< This just remided me of what Bob Bakker once said: "Why evolve a 30 foot 
neck if all feeding is done on the ground?" >>

A 30-foot neck increases foraging range without the major energy expense of 
moving a 30-ton body around. Height is not as important as reach here.