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Re: Sauroparenting



zone65@bigpond.com wrote:
> 
> The question of how or if sauropods cared for their young is extremely
> interesting, if vexing. I imagine the size difference between newborn
> and adult would be the greatest in terrestrial vertebrate history?
> Notwithstanding the grub-like young of marsupials...

Marsupials have it easy - they have an in-built pocket to keep their
joeys safe. Perhaps pandas are the closest sauropod analogue as far as
caring for tiny offspring? At least sauropods didn't have to
breast-feed!

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