Brachiosaurus Is Like A Vacuum Cleaner

a: Brachiosaurus ~
b: a vacuum cleaner

What: This is an interesting idea. Vacuum cleaners have long swivel necks and suck up large amount of material. This makes for effecient cleaning. The Brachiosaurus had a long swivel neck to grasp as much vegatation as possible and it didn't stop to chew, it swallowed the food whole.

Writer: Michael Balter
Date: Aug 2 2011 1:18 PM

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