Re: Bogus Barney

Anders Sandberg (
26 May 1998 12:35:56 +0200

Are elephants really near the physical limits? Remember that the
limits of size of an animal also depends a lot on its geometry; a
two-legged creature cannot get as big as a four-legged one, and the
way the bones connect play a great role in the strength of the

(BTW, it is hard to call dinosaurs a hypothesis, since we do indeed
have their sizeable bones)

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