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Re: Theropod stance balance
As a biped, I'm sceptical of the "don't fall" strategy
for (large) bipeds. But you might be right, of
course. Good thing they had no beer.
--- David Marjanovic <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "don ohmes" <email@example.com>
> Sent: Thursday, April 14, 2005 6:29 PM
> > So how the hell did Sue get up? A sort of three
> > pushup (nose, hindleg, hindleg), the little teeny
> > useful only for pre-positioning? Surely a fall in
> > adult individual was not necessarily a fatal
> Perhaps it was. I bet that a fall is fatal for an
> adult galloping giraffe.
> The solution is that they simply don't fall.
> Apparently they watch where
> they step. :^) (Looks scary on TV!)