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Re: PNEUMASTATICS & Exploding sauropods
> What kind of air pressure are we talking about here? I don't understand
> proposed mechanism for compressing the air.....
Does anybody here know how birds do it? I'd say sauropods did it the same
way, whatever this means...
> I suspect the pressures necessary to stiffen this structure would make a
> whopping bang if the neck was bitten....enough to blow the teeth out of
What's the problem with that? That's a really cool adaptation for defense,
isn't it? =8-)