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Re[2]: T.rex arms and Cryptoz memo



>>Last, (and I 
>>always felt this was largely neglected) is that they would make great  
>>toothpicks.  
>     
>>>Except that its doubtful if the arm could even reach the mouth.
>
>What if the T rex had gotten it's meat stuck in it's teeth while it's head was 
>in the body cavity?  It could then use it's small arms to lift itself upwhile 
>pushing away at the body, then >snapo!< the meat would tear loose and allow it 
>to go on eating happily.  Especially if eating a larger animal than itself 
>such 
>as a sauropod.

Except that the large sauropods were extinct by the time of T. rex.  It appears 
that the only prey rex had to deal with were ceratopians and hadrosaurs.

Rob

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