Mike Taylor wrote:
> Date: Sat, 2 Jun 2001 16:35:58 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Waylon Rowley <email@example.com>
> I was flipping through the 2001 guiness book of world records, and
> under "Longest Known Dinosaur" was listed the ichnogenus
> Breviparous. They said its estimated length would be around 157
> feet- making it the (?) longest known vertebrate. If anyone has
> more information on this little-known dinosaur, it would be much
There's surprisingly little about Breviparopus on the web -- I checked
the twenty-odd links from google.com, most of which are in non-English
languages. None of them had any information worth mentioning.
However, I did turn up one oddity:
Maybe someone who understands the language this page is written in (my
browser displays it with the wrong font, and the HTML doesn't seem to
specify a language or encoding) could explain the second picture on
> Also, I'd like to know if there is a Breviparopus equivalent in the
> theropod world. Any spectacular partial remains or footprints of
> truly monstrous theropods? Thanx!
Not really answering your question, but I believe there is an enormous
Iguanodon-like print (whose name of course eludes me.) Ray?
/o ) \/ Mike Taylor - <firstname.lastname@example.org> - www.miketaylor.org.uk
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