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RE: Most cervical vertebrae in a theropod
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> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu]
> On Behalf Of Mike Taylor
> We all know that Mamenchisaurus had the most cervical
> vertebrae (19) of any known sauropod. But can anyone tell me
> what is the record-holder among theropods? What about ornithischians?
For theropods: swans, with up to 25. There may be other birds that reach this.
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