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Re: Segregated vs age-mixed sauropod herds





On Mon, 15 Mar 2010, don ohmes wrote:

--- On Mon, 3/15/10, David Marjanovic <david.marjanovic@gmx.at> wrote:

Egg Mountain and Egg Island -- the *Maiasaura* nesting
sites -- were islands in a lake, weren't they?

Well, that would seem to sink the "Sauropods can't swim" theories.

Not necessarily. How deep was the water?

It also raises the question as to whether the young could then swim to
the mainland.

(I just had this horrible image of the young clinging to the parents'
backs...)