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Re: T.rex needs a diet!

To those interested, those of us involved in all of the SUE scanning have a 
poster on Wednesday at SVP. Come on by.


-----Original Message-----
>From: Heinrich Mallison <heinrich.mallison@googlemail.com>
>Sent: Oct 13, 2011 1:55 PM
>To: DML <dinosaur@usc.edu>
>Subject: Re: T.rex needs a diet!
>I'm a bit at a loss wrt people's surprise! Allen et al. 2009 showed
>way more muscular tails etc. than often assumed, Person & Currie 2010
>showed the same, my Plateo models is also quite a bit heavier than
>many calculations before (Henderson 2006?). Phil Manning keeps telling
>people about the wide-assed hadrosaurs..... no wonder Rexy is more
>massiv, too!
>And you don't need a LIDAR scanner for this, a friendly hospital
>doctor with a CT and a few days of dismounting, transporting and
>re-mounting will do ;)
>Dr. Heinrich Mallison
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>Gaius Julius Caeser
>On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 9:51 PM, Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. <tholtz@umd.edu> wrote:
>>> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu]
>>> On Behalf Of Brian Hathaway
>>> Given enough time it will pass Spino !
>> Not likely! One (generally unstated) outcome of this analysis is that a LOT 
>> of dino masses would have to be increased, but we don't
>> have the specimens (and the LIDAR scans...) to get the analyses done yet.
>>> Has there been any recent scrap of evidence that any sauropod
>>> survived in N.A.
>>> during Rexy's existence?
>>> That would be so thrilling to find its puncture marks on a
>>> titano-guy.
>>>  -Brian
>> Alamosaurus: 
>> http://saurian.blogspot.com/2011/10/alamosaurus-and-naashoibito.html
>> Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
>> Email: tholtz@umd.edu   Phone: 301-405-4084
>> Office: Centreville 1216
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