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Re: Unidirectional gator breathing in Science
Jeez, an irrelevant to the idea paper in Science and deep snorkeling
Because sauropods were so pneumatic they would have chronically floated,
not sunk to the bottom like nonpneumatic, heavy boned aquatic animals.
None of the examples cited breaths with the body under high water pressure
(humans can breath through a tube a couple of feet under, surface swimming
snorkeling elephants breath with the lungs a few feet below the surface).
Water pressure more a couple of meters would have prevented inhalation
regardless of respiratory design.