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Hip Height (was: RE: New Tyrannosaurus paper)



From: "Thomas R. Holtz, Jr." <tholtz@geol.umd.edu>

Hip height for striding vertebrates is most often calculated as "femur
length + tibiotarsus length + metatarsus length.

I've always wondered, why is the ilium never included in hip height? Surely, the top of ilium is the top of the hip, is it not?


Jordan Mallon

http://www.geocities.com/paleoportfolio/

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