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Re: Sauropod Necks



On Tue, 11 Jul 2000, Stanley Friesen wrote:
> [...]
> All well-known animals with long necks use them for one purpose - access to 
> elevated food sources.

Giraffes use their necks for fighting and courtship.

A nice picture of the neck fighting is at

 http://www.123spot.com/AnimalDirectory/giraffes3.htm

I would say feeding is the primary purpose.