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Re: Sauropods and Endothermy
Very interesting papers. Maybe the heart decayed pretty completely, and this
initiated siderite deposition, so structures are not preserved, but it is in
the place of a heart nevertheless? (Just about the most dissatisfying
solution. :-) )
> [...] the single, oval foramen of
> Panizzae of extant crocodilians, which affords a pulmonary shunt during
> prolonged periods underwater. There are no atria, coronary arteries,
> cardiac veins, pulmonary vessels, or vena cavae."
Ouch. The man (obviously of Italian origin; in Italian there is no ae) is
Panizza, _foramen Panizzae_ is artificial Latin where you need the genitive.
Venae cavae are the hollow feminine veins. Peer review?