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Trackways of theropdods suggest that they:
ALMOST NEVER DRAGGED THEIR TAIL
The relative stride length is defined as"
stride length/leg length
The skull of STEGASAURUS has this character that the skull of Diplodocus lacks:
Caudal Vertebrae
THe brain casts of large theropods suggest that these animals:
had excellent vision
The sauropod dinosaur adaptation that did not aid food gathering and processing was:
high powered gastric enzymes
The teeth of large sauropod dinosaurs may be characterized as:
relatively small for the skull
Paleoclimate during the deposition of the Morrison foundation was:
monsoonal with long dry seasons
Which one of the folowing dinosaurs is not present in the Morrison Foundation
Tyrannosaurus
Apatosaurs
Allosaurus
Camptosaurus
Tyrannosaurus
THe Jurrasic Navajo Formation is famous because it:
WAS FORMED BY SOME OF THE LARGEST DUNES IN HISTORY
You can distinguish the skeleton of Alosaurus from that of Tyrannosaurus became the latter possesses:
2 FINGERS ON THE HAND
The skull of Apatosaurus may be characterized as:
RELATIVELY SMALL
Taphonomic study of large theropod specimens typically gives evidence of:
SOLITARY ADULTS
THe dimensionless speed (DS) of a terrestrial vertebrateis determined by the following relationship:
DS=speed/ sqRoot of leg length * gravitational acceleration
The following statement vest describes dinosaur bone growth:
Strength increases in proportion to square of bone cross-sectino area
During the Jurassic, the western edge of North America was subject to:
mountain building