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Re: Swimming stegosaurs?

On 5/26/2015 4:48 PM, Ronald Orenstein wrote:
OK, how long before someone suggests (I mean, seriously) that
stegosaurid plates allowed the swimming dinosaurs to ward of predators
by mimicking a school of sharks?

Don't be silly. Obviously they acted as rudders, or sails perhaps.

Why stop there?  Stegosaurs, the beavers of the Jurassic...


That would be quite a sight, seeing those plates go by on the water,
like a train of shark fins...