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Re: cause of Gigantism in sauropods



Maybe dino-size was related to genome size. There is a (weak)
correlation in some tetrapod groups - including birds. [1]

[1] Gregory, T.R. 2002. Genome size and developmental parameters in
the homeothermic vertebrates. Genome 45: 833–838
http://article.pubs.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/ppv/RPViewDoc?issn=1480-3321&volume=45&issue=5&startPage=833

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Roberto Takata