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Swimming Brachiosaurs (was Re: Berlin Brachiosaurus)
I am intensely skeptical of the 'capsizing' hypothesis, so I guess I'll have to
read the paper. Could some one post a ref for the
'Brachiosaurs-wouldn't-capsize' research, so I can check it out on my next trip
to the library? Doesn't seem to come up on Google.
I anticipate that someone will soon publish a computer model that proves
sauropods could generate enough methane to achieve liftoff, like the
ass-blasters in 'Tremors'.
----- Original Message ----
From: Dann Pigdon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: DML <email@example.com>
Sent: Saturday, March 31, 2007 7:36:51 PM
Subject: Re: Berlin Brachiosaurus
don ohmes wrote:
> Are there any extant quads that are unable to swim? Armadillos have a rep
> locally as sinkers, but other than that nothing comes to mind. Which doesn't
> mean much, so I ask...
I've never seen a chimp in water they couldn't wade through, and I've
heard that the only thing that keeps chimps and bonobos from
interbreeding is a river between them.
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