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Re: Sauropod Neck



John Schneiderman wrote:

>Trackways attributed to sauropods suggest herding behavior, so masses of
animals on the move (in about the same direction) have little opportunity
for or need of a wider degree of arc for browsing. <

According to the literature on optimal foraging theory, foragers tend to
organize into herds only when moving from one forage area to another, not
while actually foraging.  So trackways of "herds" of sauropods may not have
anything to do with how they actually fed.  Something to chew on....

PTN