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Re: Tyrannosaurus was not a fat boy or girl



--- On Sat, 10/22/11, GSP1954@aol.com <GSP1954@aol.com> wrote:

> Also do not quite get the plot in Fig 6 in the Hutchinson
> et al. paper. It  seems to show 10 yr old Tyrannosaurus 
> not weighing anything. Odd. 

There are very few data points in the graph, so the best-fit 
lines are only crude estimates of reality. The authors are 
also estimating the age of the specimen. 

    Paul P.