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Re: Tyrannosaurus tail torque





On Mon, 15 Nov 2010, Augusto Haro wrote:

This would also have the consequence of a heavier tail, which would
better equilibrate the gravity mass if the femur was closer to the
vertical (the relatively larger the mass of the tail, the more erect
the femur can conceivably be in an equilibrated walking/standing
theropod).

Yes, depictions of these creatures have always seemed front heavy to
me, as if they'd fall face first...