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Re: sauropods: homotherm,heterotherm or gigantotherm?
Purussaurus is oft forgotten as a deinosuchus
entertained the idea of making a show on this guy, but
he got dropped in the end.
--- Roberto Takata <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 2005/9/14, David Marjanovic
> > > In the water we have huge ectotherms like
> > Yes, but it doesn't even need to carry its own
> Try swim... It costs more energy than walk or run in
> > > On the other hand, mammals carnivores never
> gotten so big - the
> > > biggest is the killer whale with more or less 5
> > Doesn't the sperm whale count?
> Okay, _Architeuthis_ is a noteworth prey...
> > > The extinct cave bear could reach about 900 kg.
> > The "creodont" *Megistotherium* (literally
> "biggest beast") is said to have
> > been bigger, and carnivorous (unlike the
> herbivorous cave bear). Then
> > there's *Andrewsarchus*...
> How much bigger? About the size of a, let's say,
> Roberto Takata
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