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Re: Lack of Running Giant Theropod Tracks
On 29 November 2010 14:32, Don Ohmes <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 11/29/2010 8:43 AM, Mike Taylor wrote:
>>> > Why would a super-powerful, long-legged, high-buoyancy animal with a
>>> > body
>>> > ideally shaped for moving through soft ground and dense vegetation
>>> > avoid a
>>> > swamp? Especially when they were in need of a place where the giant
>>> > bipeds
>>> > could not go?
>> Perhaps because they had the most compact feet of any animals bar cattle?
> What? Do you think they needed webbed feet to navigate a swamp?
Yes. Do the math (or read Alexander, who did it a decades ago).