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Re: Do not misunderestimate the king was Re: Evolution of tyrannosauroid




On Mon, 7 Jan 2008, David Marjanovic wrote:
Assuming that any T.rex or functional equivalent that ended up on it's back after a fall

Was that even possible? AFAIK the back wasn't flat, but instead the neural spines formed a keel, and the ribcage was tall and narrow.

Doesn't have to be flat.

Here's a bison skeleton:

 http://www.chichesterinc.com/BuffaloSkeleton.htm

and here's a bison taking a dirt bath, rolling around on its back

 http://www.livingwilderness.com/wildlife/bison-dirt-bath.html

(that wasn't easy to find ;)


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