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Re: *Mauisaurus* vs large pterosaurs
--- On Wed, 10/7/09, Mike Taylor <email@example.com> wrote:
> Wait, wait -- Hiller et al. (2005:600) in JVP diagnosed
> Mauisaurus as
> "The species is characterized as an elasmosaur of more than
> meters adult length and possessing at least 68 cervical
> Based on typical elasmosaur proportions, that would make
> the neck
> something like 4 m long. Has someone subsequently
> found a specimen
> that is 3-4 times bigger?
As mentioned, the neck length was taken from wikipedia, and is apparently
incorrect... perhaps you could fix that?
> Or are you proposing that
> it could leap,
> white shark-like, well out of the water?
No, Mike, I did not mention any leaping.