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Re: long necked gliding reptile

----- Original Message ----- From: "silvio.renesto" <silvio.renesto@uninsubria.it>
To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2007 2:14 AM
Subject: Re: long necked gliding reptile

but I am not very confident if a long stretched neck would be compatible with gliding in such a fashion...

It would if the head is held slightly higher than the shoulders, similar to the position that geese use. The vortices shed by the neck would help support it.