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Re: "Largest" dinosaurs...



From: Mike Taylor <mike@indexdata.com>
Reply-To: mike@indexdata.com
To: david.marjanovic@gmx.at
CC: dinosaur@usc.edu
Subject: Re: "Largest" dinosaurs...
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2003 22:34:22 GMT

Yeah.  Naively, a 2500mm skull suggests an animal 5/4ths the size of
MNHN SAM 124 in all three dimensions, hence 5^3/4^3 = 125/64 times the
mass, ie. a 98-156 tonne theropod?!!?!


I think that would seem too exaggerated.

Steven Coombs
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