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Re: Diplodocus/Seismosaur head size.




On Tue, 28 Mar 2006 22:29:48 +0200 David Marjanovic
<david.marjanovic@gmx.at> writes:
> > Operating under the assumption that the reason so few sauropod 
> heads
> > have been preserved is that they were the tastiest things in the
> > Mesozoic,
> 
> That assumption is not necessary (the head being smaller than most 
> neck and 
> back vertebrae, and only connected to the rest by ligaments and the 
> like), 
> and in fact difficult. A sauropod head is mostly bone and air. 



Indeed.  A sauropod head probably had the consistency of a Cheesy Poof.

<pb>
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