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Re: Penguins And Rexes
On 8/12/05, don ohmes <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Ambush predation implies the ability to remain
> motionless for long periods of time-- could T rex
> squat in tripod style, weight distributed evenly
> between legs and tail?
I don't remember if he was the first, but I think Greg Paul suggested
in PDW that tyrannosaurids could perch themselves upon their huge
pubic boots. Don't know that anyone's looked further into this...
> And last but not least-- "could bigass titanosaurs lie
> on their sides?"
I haven't the foggiest, but I'd guess not if they wanted to get up
again. My old man has a hard enough time lifting himself up off the
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