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Re: Long-necked stegosaur, head tail mimicry?

--- On Wed, 3/11/09, Richard W. Travsky <rtravsky@uwyo.edu> wrote:

> There are millions of four legged animals on the planet
> today that graze, don't have long necks, and take steps
> to cover ground. So I tend to doubt why they'd adopt
> that sort of feeding strategy.
> Now, a sauropod is usually bigger, and may well make sense
> to do things that way. Correlation with size and long necks?

Sure! Takes a long neck to reach the ground when you have long legs...