pascal2 Posted October 14, 2022 Report Share Posted October 14, 2022 Biomechanics seem to constrain how big and heavy living things can get- you couldn't have Godzilla because he'd collapse under his own weight- his bones would crush themselves, and pierce his organs. And as a respirating organism his lungs couldn't provide enough oxygen to maintain his metabolism given the room given over to them in his chest cavity. Similarly he couldn't eat enough either, given surface area/volume relations. Any thoughts? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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