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Re: sauropods: homotherm,heterotherm or gigantotherm?
> Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2005 07:45:08 -0300
> From: Roberto Takata <email@example.com>
>>> In the water we have huge ectotherms like whale-shark...
>> Yes, but it doesn't even need to carry its own weight.
> Try swim... It costs more energy than walk or run in air.
I had understood that swimming (and flying) was significantly cheaper
than terrestrial locomotion.
/o ) \/ Mike Taylor <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.miketaylor.org.uk
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