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re: T. rex/scavenger



> Alexander, R. McNeill, 1991, How dinosaurs ran. Scientific
>American, April, p. 130-136 (sorry, no volume # on my copy).

Try vol. 264 (4)..

Some older, but still useful references on dinosaur speed include:

Alexander, R McN (1976) Estimates of speeds of dinosaurs. Nature 261:129-30

Russell, D A (1976) Running dinosaurs. Nature 264:486

Coombs Jr, W P (1978) Theoretical aspects of cursorial adaptations in
        dinosaurs. Q Rev Biol 53:393-417

Thulborn, R A (1981) Estimated speed of a giant bipedal dinosaur. Nature 292:
        273-4

Tony Canning
tonyc@foe.co.uk