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The name Brachytrachelopan is as long as this sauropod's neck was small: in fact, this large herbivore was the exception to the rule that pretty much all sauropods had equally long necks and tails. Why did Brachytrachelopan have such a short neck? Probably because its diet consisted of easily reached ground shrubbery, rather than the leaves of high trees. More about Brachytrachelopan

Brachytrachelopan (Wikimedia Commons)

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