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Re: "Oxygen Helped Mammals Grow, Study Finds"



> Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2005 22:39:50 +0200
> From: David Marjanovic <david.marjanovic@gmx.at>
> 
>> "Hengst and others (1993, 1996) demonstrated that a large long
>> necked sauropod suchas the Tithonian _Apatosaurus_ required an
>> oxygen content in the atmosphere of about 35% to function at any
>> level above a very slow walk, slower than the rates deducted from
>> trackways.
> 
> Hengst et al. showed nothing except their capability for impressive
> oversight.

:-)

These citations are new to me.  Does anyone have the full references?

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