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To the breaking point: Testing ideas about the evolution of long-necked sauropod dinosaurs

Sauropod dinosaurs were the largest land-dwelling animals of all time, with highly elongated necks and tails that were held suspended above the ground.

Tags: Jeffrey Wilson; Paleontology

Polarity of concavo-convex intervertebral joints in the necks and tails of sauropod dinosaurs.

The highly elongated necks, and often tails, of sauropod dinosaurs were composed of concavo-convex vertebrae that provided stability without compromising mobility.

- By John A. Fronimos, Jeffrey A. Wilson and Tomasz K. Baumiller

Tags: Jeffrey Wilson; Tomasz Baumiller

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