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Re: Neck Defense
> > Of modern animals that use the tail as a whip
> there is the african
> > monitor lizard. Can fend off a lion with it.
> Not a very hungry lion, I'd imagine. In all honesty,
> sauropods could
> have even had poisonous flesh and/or spurs adorning
> their tails. It'd
> certainly make a lot of sense for the very young
How about a tail with an easily removed end, similar
to that of some modern lizards? Such a feature might
be discernible in the vertebrae.