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Re: New paper on pre-Archaeopteryx coelurosaurian dinosaurs



Rescued from truncation:

 > That sums to 322.4 cm (assuming totally erect hindlimb posture,
 > which of course is wrong). I can see where you'd add on a few extra
 > cm for the cartilaginous joints, but a whole 80 cm?
>
> and please keep in mind that Senter and Robins (2010) assume less cartilage, > so you'd have to add some cm to *G.*, too. Assuming identical limb flexion
> angles in both taxa, *G.* stays taller.
> :)
> Heinrich

I'd assume a bit more limb flexion in *G.*, though, because as an oviraptorosaur it probably had a shorter tail.