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Re: Largest Dinosaurs



Sauroposeidon?

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To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Sunday, September 05, 2004 3:32 PM
Subject: Largest Dinosaurs


> What are currently regarded as the largest sauropods?  I know
Argentinosaurus
> and  Parailtitan were a few years back.  Are they still considered the two
> largest or have there been recent finds that were larger?  Is there anyway
to
> determine when only a single specimen is found to determine if it was
still
> growing or a fully mature adult?  I have often wondered when single finds
of a
> large dinosaur are found, is the size estimate for that specimen only or
> speculation on a full grown individual.  Thanks in advance for any
responses.
>