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Re: Size of *Neoceratodus africanus* and ...



I believe that I did, briefly, but in the other edition of this thread.

On Sat, May 2, 2009 at 7:35 AM, David Marjanovic
<david.marjanovic@gmx.at> wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "don ohmes" <d_ohmes@yahoo.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, April 01, 2009 2:06 AM
>
>> --- On Tue, 3/31/09, Dann Pigdon <dannj@alphalink.com.au> wrote:
>>
>>> Quoting don ohmes <d_ohmes@yahoo.com>:
>>> > If, as a biped, you spend a lot of time catching fish,
>>> > specifically exploiting fluvial systems w/ lot of shallow
>>> > water and fluctuating water levels, you will be competing
>>> > w/ crocs, or just trying to stay off _their_ menu. Especially
>>> > around those drying pools w/ the trapped fish. Reason enough
>>> > to attain large size, as well as maintain a high degree of
>>> > terrestrial competence.
>>>
>>> Deinosuchus would have laughed at a spinosaur's
>>> 'large size'.
>>
>> Assuming a Deinosuchus equivalent actually _was_ coeval w/ the
>> conical-toothed spinosaurs, which wouldn't be surprising;
>
> I hope someone mentioned *Sarcosuchus*, but I can't find if anyone did.
>