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Re: How many calories



If you look in Gregory Paul's book "Predatory Dinosaurs of the World" you 
should find an equation on Calorie needs based on Animals Mass.  You may 
need to do a little manipulating of the equation, but I feel it is a good 
start.

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


On Fri, 17 Mar 1995, Trina Michelle Graham wrote:

> Hello,
> 
> Could someone please tell me how many calories it would take per day
> to keep a large dinosaur, say T-Rex, his body temperature regulated
> if he was a homeotherm.  I know the debate is on about if dinosaurs
> were poikilotherms or homeotherms, but if they were homeotherms how
> much energy would it take per day.  Approx
> 
> Thanks again,
> Trina Graham
>