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RE: new BBC program(me)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-dinosaur@usc.edu [mailto:owner-dinosaur@usc.edu] On Behalf Of
> John Hunt
> Sent: Monday, August 30, 2004 4:54 AM
> To: andyfarke@hotmail.com; 'Dinosaur Mailing List'
> Subject: Re: new BBC program(me)
> Andy Farke said:
> > Needless to say, our Triceratops will not be galloping at 25 mph.
> >
> One of the problems faced by TV producers is finding subjects that
> palaeontologists actually agree on!  Is there now consensus on
> the motive abilities on Triceratops, with the galloping proponents reduced
> to Bob Bakker?

I don't know that there's a true consensus yet. . .I would say more people
say it couldn't gallop than could (or more properly, say it didn't have
fully erect posture up front). I tend to fall into this camp, although
convincing evidence for the other front might sway me. . .