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Behold the Bronto Baths


On this blog, we’ve naturally shared a great many vintage illustrations of sauropods depicted as animals obliged to live waste-deep (or deeper) in water, lest their inadequate legs fracture like matchsticks under their enormously excessive bulk. They serve as a charming reminder of the advancement of palaeontological science; like the Crystal Palace behemoths, a testament to both artistic endeavour and the meticulous work of hundreds of individual scientists, piecing together the now overwhelming evidence that these were predominantly terrestrial animals.…

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