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Re: late night thoughts: misunderstand what?4
> Re: bipedal climbing, given a favourable substrate, reasonably fit
> people can run up inclines of 45deg without much trouble. I wouldn't
> bet that *Saurophagan[a]x* or *Giganotosaurus* could repeat the
> performance, but I bipedalism in itself doesn't prevent it.
"Suitable"? That's the method I use to get up muddy inclines of 45Â,
that way I don't have time to slip.
I did not use the word "suitable".
ARGH! Sorry! "favourable".
And I'm not sure what your point is, unless you want to claim
you can run up a 45deg incline on *any*
substrate, including, for example, wet smooth ice.
Wet smooth ice does not work, but most or maybe all kinds of mud I've
encountered on inclines ( = probably all that don't flow downhill under
their own weight) work.
You'll have to ask Don about that.
That's why I asked in public. I just didn't want to start a whole new post
just for this question.