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Re: Losillasaurus giganteus, a new Spanish sauropod



What about extrapolating its length?

Dinogeorge@aol.com wrote:

> In a message dated 6/7/01 11:25:48 AM EST, mike@tecc.co.uk writes:
>
> << This is _big_.  Paralititan's humerus is 169cm (according to the BBC
>  report -- sources differ) which is less that 20% bigger than the new
>  diplodocoid.  But we know that the latter is sub-adult.  Anyone know
>  if we can estimate what proportion of adult size it had reached? >>
>
> It might even be bigger than it looks, if it's built like a diplodocid as
> seems to be the case. Diplodocids had relatively short forelimbs.