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Re: The (long) future of paleontology
> Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2006 21:24:45 -0500
> From: "Andrew A. Farke" <email@example.com>
> Heck, we're only just starting to understand the growth and metabolic
> strategies of some animals. Are those pneumatic foramina on skulls
> and vertebrae even pneumatic structures?
This is new to me. Tell me, what are the other candidate
interpretations of, for example, the assumed-pneumatic formaina in
sauropod vertebrae? I would very much appreciate and references you
/o ) \/ Mike Taylor <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.miketaylor.org.uk
)_v__/\ "There is something fascinating about science. One gets such
wholesome returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment
of fact" -- Mark Twain.