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Re: Berlin Brachiosaurus

Mark Hallett wrote:
> A nice short article, but where did the author get the
> pronouncement that brachiosaurids couldn't swim?

A paper a few years ago attempted to look at brachiosaur bouyancy, and
concluded that their relatively narrow bodies and their top-heaviness
may have made them too unstable (and prone to capsizing) for them to
swim in open water.


Dann Pigdon
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