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Re: Cold blood, hot skin
Would, say, a big cold-blooded sauropod have to spend its life in shade
to avoid "cooking" its own skin?
On Monday, April 8, 2002, at 03:24 AM, David Marjanovic wrote:
May be a "what-if" question... apparently a cold-blooded sauropod would
been unable to grow to sauropod sizes in the first place. Search the
archives for more discussions on this topic. :-)
It was a "what if" question. Heck, I know the arguments about growth
speed, I was more interested in this particular problem.
I personally don't think that sauropods were cold-blooded, but I know
that many palaeontologists do. So I would still like to know if this
would have been a problem IF some large dinosaurs were cold-blooded.
John Conway, Palaeoartist
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