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Re: Sauropod Necks As Weapons



Richard W Travsky wrote:
> 
> Clever, but try it yourself - that is, bend over (situate yourself either
> as standing up, or on all fours) and look between your back legs.
> 
> The limbs will obstruct your vision quite a bit. This would be cricital
> if there are multiple predators. And if the critter is trying to escape at
> the same time...

Even if you had such a long neck? You may not be able to see directly
behind you (if the hind limbs are close together), but from such a
distance you might just get a good view to the rear either side.

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