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RE: Ankylosaurid tails?
--- "Richard W. Travsky" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Leg breaker... which would be rough on a two legged predator.
> Is there any estimate on how much force could be generated
> with a swing? (would such an estimate be possible?)
Check out Coombs, Walter P. 1995. Ankylosaurian tail clubs of middle Campanian
Maastrichtian age from western North America, with description of a tiny club
from Alberta and
discussion of tail orientation and tail club function. Canadian Journal of
Earth Sciences 32:
last few paragraphs under "Tail club function " on page 911.
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