Stegosaurus

Stegosaurus - Writing The Essay: Sciences 11:00-12:15 The...

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Writing The Essay: Sciences 11:00-12:15 The Stegosaurus Does the stegosaurus really function the way it looks? Does its form really fit its function? The stegosaurus has many unique anatomical features that physiologically, are a mystery. For example, scientists have wondered how such a gigantic creature could have actually lived with a walnut sized brain (AMNH). With so many features that paleontologists don’t understand, they should investigate why the stegosaurus had these attributes. What was the purpose of the plates that traveled the ridge of the dinosaur? How was its short, fat body form useful in its life? By figuring out how the stegosaurus functioned, scientists could understand more about its form and also more about the life of its peers. If scientists were finally able to figure out what all the parts of the stegosaurus did, then it would open up doors to more information on the animal. The plates on the back of a stegosaurus are theorized to have a lot of different functions. If we were able to
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