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Re: Long-necked stegosaur coming out in Proceedings B

Saint Abyssal writes:
 > Am I the only one who immediately thought of Bakker's "tripodal
 > mid-height feeders" hypothesis from the Heresies when Miragaia was
 > announced? It looks like he may have just been at least partially
 > vindicated here. Did anyone ever investigate the Stegosaurs ability
 > to rear up since Bakker proposed that? I remember there being some
 > skepticism directed at the idea but never learned what really
 > became of it.

That was followed up by T. R. Karbek in a well-known SVP poster.

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         the much cooler dinosaur family which somehow managed to survive
         the K/T boundry intact" -- Eric Lurio.