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Re: 10/26 Science News Dino Articles: Urination, Pterosaurs, Mosasaurs,Stegos

At 2:21 AM +0000 10/27/02, Sean Carroll wrote:

 A mathematical analysis of a fossil stegosaur's bones leaves little
 doubt that the creature's spike-studded tail was an effective defense
 against predators.

LOL ... nice to know that in an age of bitter controversy, dinosaur science can still take a breather and prove some pretty obvious facts. What's next, actual evidence that sauropod necks attached to the front of their torsos and not the middle of their backs? ;)

You must have missed the poster paper by T. R. Karbek, "The case for Stegosaurus as an agile, cursorial biped." -- Jeff Hecht