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Were dinosaurs skinnier than we thought?
« on: 22/06/2009 17:31:49 »
It looks as though they may have been.  If this is so, it's going to mean that a lot of stuff that's been extrapolated from what we thought we knew, ranging from food requirements to speeds, will need to be re-done.

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/06/22/dinosaur_weight_revisionism/


 

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Were dinosaurs skinnier than we thought?
« Reply #1 on: 22/06/2009 18:17:36 »
I'm not sure if this surprises me or not.

But I am surprised to learn that an elephant is a reptile!!!!!

Can we really compare reptile to mammal, why not do a comparison to a modern crocodile, wouldn't that be better.

On the other hand, to look at the reptiles of today, they are not heavy by comparison to their bone structure.
 

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