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Re: Leaellynasaura, Tails, and Integument



On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 10:57 AM, Jaime Headden <qi_leong@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
>   curvature appears to be unknown in hadrosauroid tails where a lattive is 
> present,

Organ, C.L. 2006: Biomechanics of ossified tendons in ornithopod
dinosaurs. Paleobiology, 32, 652–665.

apparently, the lattice pattern does not do too much to block lateral
motion, IIRC.

Best
Heinrich