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Re: Different atmospheric oxygen levels affect alligator physiology

Quoting GUY LEAHY <xrciseguy@q.com>:

> Interesting work:
> http://jeb.biologists.org/cgi/content/abstract/212/9/1237
> I wonder if there is any similar research with birds???

This is indeed interesting work. Sauropods apparently had very fast growth 
rates, so I wonder 
whether their extensive avian-like breathing system helped supply oxygen in 
sufficient quantities to 
allow it?


Dann Pigdon
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