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Re: Penguins And Rexes
How much of this was based on ankylosaur and
scute confusion and how much was based on actual titanosaur ribs?
If I recall correctly, titanosaurs like *Rapetosaurus* and
*Saltosaurus* are about as narrow as other sauropods.
*R.* at least hasn't been illustrated in dorsal view.
This assumed the head was "from a tremendous height". Some people (Paul,
example) consider the head of *Brachiosaurus* to be held habitually
semi-vertically, some more 45-degree or so (giraffe-style) and some nearly
horizontal (Stevens, for one). There does appear to be some evidence for
Titanosaurs like *Argentinosaurus*
...were outside the question, which was "what happens when a *Brachiosaurus*
A good question to ask is do elephants trip?
I don't think so...