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Re: Penguins And Rexes

David Marjanovic (david.marjanovic@gmx.at) wrote:

<*R.* at least hasn't been illustrated in dorsal view.>

  Based on the curvature of the ribs. However, Mark Hallett illustrated the
dorsal view of *R. krausei* in the original Curry-Rogers & Forster paper. You
can see this image here:


<...were outside the question, which was "what happens when a *Brachiosaurus* 

  We were also discussing titanosaurs. I mentioned *Brachiosaurus* in my post,
as well, as was discussing models in other sauropods for height-related drops.
*Argentinosaurus* is even bigger than *B.*, so the question is, indeed, very
apt in my opinion.

<I don't think so...>

  Empirically, do elephants trip? Or are they so slow that if they did fall
over, they would easily be able to compensate? Elephants seem fully capable of
laying down as adults and getting up again, from their sides.


Jaime A. Headden

"Innocent, unbiased observation is a myth." --- P.B. Medawar (1969)

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