Body size and body volume distribution in two sauropods from the Upper Jurassic of Tendaguru (Tanzania)

  title={Body size and body volume distribution in two sauropods from the Upper Jurassic of Tendaguru (Tanzania)},
  author={H. Gunga and K. Kirsch and J. Rittweger and L. R{\"o}cker and A. Clarke and J. Albertz and A. Wiedemann and Sascha Mokry and Tim Suthau and A. Wehr and W. Heinrich and H. Schultze},
  journal={Fossil Record},
Abstract. Allometric equations are often based on the body mass of an animal because body mass determines many physiological functions. This should also hold for Brachiosaurus brancai and Dicraeosaurus hansemanni, two sauropods from the Upper Jurassic of Tendaguru/Tanzania (East Africa). Widely divergent estimates of body mass for the same specimen can be found in the literature for these two sauropods. Therefore, in order to determine the exact body mass and volume distribution in these… Expand

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