Brobdingnagian Dinosaurs

Argentinosaurus Vertebrae displayed at <a href="http://svpow.wordpress.com/2008/01/05/the-controversial-hypantra-of-argentinosaurus/">Sauropod Vertebrae Picture of the Week</a>

Argentinosaurus Vertebra displayed at Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week

Among the attributes of the dinosaurs which most fascinate us today, the sheer enormity of such sauropods as Diplodocus, Apatosaurus, Brachiosaurus and – largest of them all – Argentinosaurus, is near the very zenith.

Writing in New Scientist, James O’Donoghue poses the question How the Largest Dinosaurs Got So Big. The answer, in all its manifold and intricate detail, is in itself quite fascinating.

(As a sidelight, consider visiting the illuminating and entrancing blog Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week.)

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