SV-POW! … All sauropod vertebrae, except when we're talking about Open Access
It is a strange fate that we should suffer so much fear and doubt over so small a thing.
Such a little thing….
Prepare yourselves, true believers. Pleurocoelus is coming!
Dude, that is AWESOME.
If I may add some words uttered at a recent functional anatomy conference (and stated in direct reference to the image above), will you delete them? Test: Victorian sex aid. Sit back and let google do the work I say…
Dude, I have the utmost respect for you, but seriously, what the hell are you talking about? I won’t delete as long as you clarify. We’re all mature scientists here, we can take it.
…er, unless you are referencing the fact that the Pleurocoelus cervical looks like a stubby phallus. In which case a simple yes or no will do.
Woah, nice photoshop job. You can really tell Boromir hates the “little” thing…. The real vert must be huge.
Actually, that’s about life size. One of the problems with Pleurocoelus (now Astrodon) is it was founded on material from very young juveniles that is not very diagnostic.
so there’s NO adult verts for Astrodon at all? I thought there had to be something with which to at least roughly estimate the size…
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