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(Addendum)Now Ichnology (WAS Semi-Sprawled Sauropods) (Was: WAVP Report)



At 1:32 PM -0700 2/19/01, Richard W Travsky wrote:
On Mon, 19 Feb 2001, Ken Kinman wrote:
      Unfortunately, there really are no hard "facts" about posture of
 dinosaurs, although some interpretations are perhaps more widely believed

What information can be gleaned from trackways? (I would not think it necessary to associate tracks with a specific species, just whether, in they case, they are sauropod or not.)

Dear Rich,

And...... to answer your question more directly:
speed, weight, direction, distance to next nearest trackmaker (among other things), relative placement of foot, physical impairments...... etc.
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