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RE: Another query: Baryonyx a facultative quadruped?
The mount of Baryonyx in the NHM London has a bipedal pose.
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Subject: Re: Another query: Baryonyx a facultative quadruped?
> The issue of quadrupedalism in _Baryonyx_ has, by and large, died a
> death. There is no compelling evidence that spinosaurids were anything
> other than terrestrial bipeds. Ditto for other large terrestrial
> that have been regarded by some researchers as possible quadrupeds (e.g.,
Besides, both spinosaurids and *Xuanhanosaurus* don't have such long arms at
all, and there's no evidence they were able to twist their forearms -- which
means that they'd have had to walk like an anteater.