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T.Rex
« on: November 09, 2018, 08:40:07 AM »
"An adult T. rex could turn like a slow-motion 10-tonne [9 tons] figure skater from hell"

There's something you don't read everyday; https://www.livescience.com/64019-turning-tyrannosaurs-t-rex.html


Also linked to this article, one about turning forces; https://www.livescience.com/61793-ice-skating-quintuple-axel.html

I reckon if you attached weights to your hands you'd get more rotational force, but you'd need really strong arms to pull in.
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Re: T.Rex
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2018, 12:24:18 PM »
I don't feel the need to try out that time machine!
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