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Re: Looking for Reference Works

Some neck scans can be found at the digimorph website. Not as extensive as
you're looking for, no doubt, but its something.

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mike Taylor" <mike@indexdata.com>
To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, November 04, 2003 6:44 AM
Subject: Looking for Reference Works

> Dear DMLers,
> There are two books (or maybe papers) I'd dearly like to own if
> anyone's ever put them together.  They would be invaluable for all
> sorts of studies.  I'll briefly describe them, and if anyone knows
> whether they exist you can let me know.  I'll summarise on-list.
> First one, a table of body-part measurements and masses for various
> animals.  I'm talking about a book where, when I want to know the
> length of a weasel forelimb, the diameter of a water buffalo's belly
> or the mass a heron's neck, I can just look it up.
> Second one, a set of X-rays of various animals' necks, ideally showing
> the extent of soft tissue as well as the morphology of the cervical
> vertebrae.
> If anyone knows of books or papers like either of these, please let me
> know!
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