Tag Archives: cervical vertebral column

Why sauropods had long necks; and why giraffes have short necks

The Evolution of the Long-Necked Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis L.) – What Do We Really Know? (Part 2)

The cervical anatomy of Samotherium, an intermediate-necked giraffid

Fossil evidence and stages of elongation of the Giraffa camelopardalis neck

The remarkable anatomy of the giraffe’s neck

From Fetus to Adult—An Allometric Analysis of the Giraffe Vertebral Column