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Re Saurophaganax questions
> See http://www.cmnh.org/dinoarch/2001Jan/msg00445.html for all the details
> on big allosaurids.
That's alot of info. Thanks a ton.
> > Finally, would it be unreasonable -- given the lightly built frames of
> allosaurs -- to think this was a very > fast animal, possibly the fastest of
> I doubt it, as carnosaurs have shorter lower limb elements than
I was reffering to the light body built of allosaurs...
> > what about the lenght of the skull? I always though allosaurs had
> > proportionally small skulls (for large theropods).
> Why? The entire skull hasn't been found yet.
Wrong question. Sorry. I meant *if* it has the same body/skull relation as
> > Lots of questions, I know, but they've been buggin' me for a while now.
> Well, I'm sure the lack of indefinite answers will bug you even more!
Mickey's link to the DML thread is already more than worth posting this thread.
>>Your comparing apples and oranges here. Therizinosaurus claws don't look
like allosaur claws. If you used Baryonyx, then' that'd work. Yea I know,
I'm nit picking here.
Years ago I was visiting Dan Chure at Dinosaur National Monument and he was
showing me the Saurophaganx/Saurophagus material. I remember quite well when
he took out the claw and put it around his waist!<<
Yikes... What about _Baryonyx_? Are the claws of _Saurophaganax_ compairable?
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