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Upright Sauropod Necks

Please pardon the cross posting.

The following paper infers a more upright posture for sauropod dinosaurs. 

Taylor, M.P., Wedel, M.J., and Naish, D. 2009. Head and neck posture in
sauropod dinosaurs inferred from extant animals. Acta Palaeontologica
Polonica 54 (2): 213?220.


Read the Science Daily report on the above paper at

Ralph W. Miller III
Docent at the California Academy of Sciences
Member of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology