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Sauropods had human-like body temperature

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  • Registered Users Posts: 8,551 Rubecula


    I have thought this myself for a long time, although I think (personal opinion) they were warmer blooded than us, similar to birds. Just a feeling and I can't prove or disprove it.


  • Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators Posts: 5,279 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Adam Khor


    Rubecula wrote: »
    I have thought this myself for a long time, although I think (personal opinion) they were warmer blooded than us, similar to birds. Just a feeling and I can't prove or disprove it.

    I dunno. I checked a certain website and it seems that elephants and whales (animals similar in size to sauropods) have temperatures equal or even a little bit lower than we do. But of course, as you say, they were more related to birds so, who knows?

    What I do think is that they were warm blooded and possibly more active than we imagine them. Just like u said, its just a feeling that I can´t prove or disprove.


  • Registered Users Posts: 30,747 Galvasean


    Another thing Jurassic Park got right...


    That's some quality lip syncing right there!


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