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Re: Question on flocks of scavengers
>From: Phillip Bigelow <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Does anyone know whether the numbers of turkey vultures and black vultures
> that feed on carcasses are members of a social-grouping, or are they just
> solitaries that come together?
As I understand it, the latter.
> How about ravens that do the same thing?
> The pair of Cloverly Formation Deinonychids around the iquanodonid may have
> been feeding at the same carcass, but may not have been in a social grouping.
They may not even have been *that* together. The sedimentary structure
is one of channel deposition. In general this represents deposition
over a span of time. In particular, a large object in the channel,
like a Tenontosaurus carcass, could form a log-jam that collects other
more or less heavy stuff.
The peace of God be with you.