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RE: Lack of Running Giant Theropod Tracks
> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu]
> On Behalf Of Don Ohmes
> Given that T. rex was the only mega-theropod (afaik) that
> might *not* have had "the sauropod option", and also lived
> late in the dinosaur-ian era, I did not see any reason to
> exclude sauropods -- especially when how they both evolved to
> what they were is at the root of all these debates. So I
> jumped to a conclusion...
On the contrary: the northern (Canadian) tyrannosaurids Albertosaurus,
Gorgosaurus, and Daspletosaurus also seem to have lacked the
"sauropod option" as well.
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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