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Re: diplodocus eggs ?

On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 8:03 AM, Mike Taylor <mike@indexdata.com> wrote:
> As your guessed, the ovipositor
>  shown in WWD is speculation: there is not a shred of evidence either
>  way.  Another programme from the WWD stable (the one with Nigel Marven
>  and the Argeninosaurus herd) shows sauropods dropping eggs from
>  hip-height into soft sand -- which is equally unsupported.  Until we
>  find fossils that preserve the relevant soft tissue, there is just no
>  way to know.

OOC, is there any particular reason sauropods couldn't have just crouched down?

T. Michael Keesey
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