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Re: Fight or flight?



> >Some herbivores are very aggressive. Rhinos and water buffalo, for
> >instance, will charge at the drop of a hat. We can't know whether the
> >similarly-endowed ceratopsians shared the same behavior pattern, but it's
> >not a bad guess.
> 
> Since many ceratopian skeletons show evidence of intraspecies combat 
> (puncture wounds, and the like), I suggest that it is very likely that 
> personalities were similar.  How similar is still open to debate.


     Althouhg I tend agree that Ceratopsians would rather fight 
than run, intraspecific combat is a poor means of determining this. 
Herbivores ranging from deer to kangaroos fight amongst themselves, but 
would rather run than fight.

LN Jeff