How big is a medium size elephant again?

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  1. #1 Be Green
    March 6, 2012

    African elephant or Asian elephant? The size can vary pretty dramatically between the two.

  2. #2 Maciej
    March 6, 2012

    This is interesting.

  3. #3 rick moore
    March 6, 2012

    T-rex used his tremendous biteforce to kill STEGOSAURUS???
    Interesting indeed.

  4. #4 Greg Laden
    March 6, 2012

    Rick: Yes. T. rex was the Chuck Norris of the Cretaceous. It could bite through time!

  5. #5 rick moore
    March 6, 2012

    Touché, Greg.
    And the number of the beast was…?
    Ate!

    Now stop, this is getting silly.

    Is anything known about how bite forces vary
    among the diverse tyrannosaurid species?
    Alioramus, say, or Zhuchengtyrannus?

  6. #6 Greg Laden
    March 6, 2012

    They were all similar to different size elephant sitting down.

  7. #7 rick moore
    March 6, 2012

    I knew you’d say that.
    I just – knew.

    Well, that accounts for the complete and utter lack
    of any maastrichtian stegosauridae, I s’pose…
    …eaten through time.

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