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sauropod lung collapse



I've heard it said time and again that large sauropods could not have
lived underwater because the pressure of the overlaying water column
would have crushed the lungs or at least prevented the animal from
inflating them.  Has this been tested and published anywhere?
Thanks,

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Jordan Mallon

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Vertebrate Palaeontology & Palaeoecology

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