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Re: Refurbished Berlin Brachiosaurus Mount
Colin McHenry writes:
> > By the way, I find it hard to think of many extant critters that can't
> > elevate their necks more than one sixth of shoulder height above the
> > shoulder.
> That's other than 6,000,000,000 *Homo sapiens*, right? :-)
We don't count. We're weird.
Actually, my claim was bobbins. There are plenty of familiar animals
with necks just too short to raise them much more than a sixth of
shoulder height: dogs and cats are obvious examples. What I should
have said is "hard to think of many extant _herbivores_".
/o ) \/ Mike Taylor <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.miketaylor.org.uk
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