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Re: FW: Sauropod Energetics (Peristaltic pump)




On Thu, 26 Jan 2006 16:10:40 -0700 Ken.Carpenter@dmns.org writes:

> At such 
> times
> elephants do rear up to reach fruits once the lower fruits are 
> eaten.
> These elephants also get incredibly drunk too.


One would have thought that obtaining such favorable benefits (e.g., the
ability to self-medicate) would have long ago selected for full
bipedalism in elephants!  ;-)

Berry-eating birds get pickled.  A gaggle of drunk sauropods would have
been a sight to behold (when viewed from a distant vantage point, of
course).

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