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Re: Ouranosaurus' sail



Silvio Renesto wrote:
> 
> This week weather in Italy is too hot, thus maybe I'm gone mad,
>   but I was wondering if the sail of  Ouranosaurus, rather than a
> termoregulatory device, could have been a sort of mimicry, which rendered
> the inoffensive plant eater similar,  when seen at a distance, to a more
> dangerous spinosaur.  This perhaps might have discouraged some  predators.

Sounds familiar...
http://www.geocities.com/dannsdinosaurs/osfram-on.html

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Dann Pigdon                   Australian Dinosaurs:
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