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Re: Sauroposeidon



In a message dated 6/13/01 5:40:17 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
jan.gronvik@telia.com writes:

> What big predators lived in Sauroposeidon´s habitat?
>  Would a fullgrown and healthy Sauroposeidon have been a target for 
carnivore 
> attacks or was it simply too big?
>  

Acrocanthosaurus atokensis for sure. But evidence from most contemporaneous 
Lower K deposits (including the Arundel) indicates two or even maybe 3 large 
theropods. There's jus not enough material to be sure.

Acrocanthosaurmaterial has been recovered not far from the Sauroposeidon 
quarry. 

Cheers,
Tom

Thomas R. Lipka
Paleontological/Geological Studies
Tompaleo@aol.com