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Re: Sauropod Necks



In a message dated 7/13/00 8:00:59 PM EST, sarima@friesen.net writes:

<< It is possible that the long necks in sauropods are in a sense relicts of 
 their prosauropod-ish ancestry, which have been co-opted for some other 
 purposes in the larger animals. >>

Prosauropods are not "sauropod ancestors" (popular misconception that still 
holds sway); they're a sauropod sister group.