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Re: Size limits



On Wed, 13 Jun 2001, JAMES ARONIS wrote:
> Argentinosaurus isn't even the largest found to date. There is as yet, an
> unamed sauropod found in Argentina about 2 years ago that estimates put at
> over 160ft. in length. As far as individuals in the over 25% size larger
> are concerned, it is highly unlikely. Argentinosaurus is already in blue
> whale territiory when it comes to its estimated weight, finding a specimen
> much over 100 tons would be a miracle of biological engineering.

Not if Saturn were directly overhead counterbalancing gravity...

(in joke for those acquainted with the names Ed Conrad or Ted Holden)