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RE: Terra Nova: thoughts



  I do think that Mike Taylor and Matt Wedel both agree with Kent Stevens that 
virtually all sauropods possessed the ability to deflect the head at or below 
ground level, as noted before.

Cheers,

  Jaime A. Headden
  The Bite Stuff (site v2)
  http://qilong.wordpress.com/

"Innocent, unbiased observation is a myth." --- P.B. Medawar (1969)


"Ever since man first left his cave and met a stranger with a
different language and a new way of looking at things, the human race
has had a dream: to kill him, so we don't have to learn his language or
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Backs)


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> Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2011 23:27:59 +0200
> From: david.marjanovic@gmx.at
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Re: Terra Nova: thoughts
>
> > That would be one of the few things that Kent and we WOULD agree on.
> > Assuming that brachiosaurs drank, they would have needed the ventral
> > flexibility to get their heads down to ground level.
>
> I assume their shoulder mobility didn't allow the giraffe workaround to
> this problem?