gly 1102 topic 22

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The Sauropoda were all bipedal herbivores.
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false
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The Brachiosauridae have lower forelimbs than hind limbs.
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true
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The teeth of Apatosaurus are
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peg-like.
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Prosauropods and sauropods evolved from a common unknown ancestor.
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true
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Diplodocidae had relatively short tails.
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false
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This sauropod was the ultimate tree-top browser.
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Brachiosaurus
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Sauropod feet had big fleshy pads.
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true
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True about Sauropoda
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Have massive solid limbs. Most have lightly-built vertebrate with struts and buttresses and pleurocoels. they have 12 or more cervical vertebrate. They have 4 or more sacral vertebrate.
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The Titanosauridae were more common in the Gondwana (Southern) continents than in the Northern Hemisphere.
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true
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The Sauropoda are found on all continents except Antarctica.
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true
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Sauropods with a humerus-to-femur ratio of less than one have front limbs longer than hind limbs.
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false
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The humerus-to-femur ratio of the Diplodocidae is greater than 1.
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false
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The saurodmorpha evolved during the Early Triassic and survived to the end of the Cretaceous.
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false
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The maximum number of caudal vertebrae among the Diplodocidae is
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>70
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The Sauropoda is a small clade of plant-eaters containing no more than 10 genera.
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false
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Apatosaurus was formerly known as Brontosaurus (the latter is a jr. synonym.)
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true
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Which of these is not considered a prosauropod?
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apatosaurus (yes: plateosaurus, thecodontosaurus)
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Some sauropods significantly exceeded 100 ft in length.
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true
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Saltasaurus
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was a sauropod covered with a protective pavement of globular or button-like plates covering its back.
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Alamosaurus
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is the only sauropod found in North America above the \”Sauropod Hiatus,\” an approx. 20-25 million year interval of the Upper Cretaceous without sauropods.

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