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Re: option re pachy head banging

On Thu, 20 Jul 1995, Cindy Johnson wrote:

>   Hello, I have a question about the head banging of pachys. 
> Has anyone considered that head banging may have been used for the dreary 
> occupation of food gathering? Please allow me a little leaway here as I am 
> not a professional in this area. Perhaps the pachys bonked into trees like 
> coconuts, or other fruit trees as a way of foraging.
> PS Have you ever noticed that in books plant eating dinos eat leaves and none 
> are mentioned eating fruit??? 
Most of the plants from the time of dinosaurs are conifers and ferns, 
some seed bearing pods and early angiosperm (flowering plants) appear 
later in the Cretaceous.  I suspect that fruits were not that common of a 
food source.

---John Schneiderman (dino@revelation.unomaha.edu)