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Re: An odd idea
> Something then occurred to me... perhaps dromaeosaurs were
>the primary predators that targeted ceratopians? After all,
>they were small enough & quick enough to get inside the
>animal's defenses in a way that something more massive
>couldn't hope to.
The only problem with this idea is that the dromateosaur contemporary of=
Triceratops was Dromateosaurus itself, an animal about the size of a=
housecat. Personally, in a battle between Dromateosaurus and the=
elephant-sized Triceratops, I'll put my money on size:-)
If any predator has the best chance against Triceratops, it will have to be=
T. rex. As to how rex may have hunted, perhaps it was a variation of the=
scene in Jurassic Park; crouching out of sight, then bursting out at the=
intended prey, inflicting a nasty wound, then backing off and waiting for=
it to weaken enough so rex can move in and finish the Triceratops off=
(certianly not a sight I'd like to see). Any other ideas out there?
The pun is the lowest form of humor,
--Unless you thought of it first!!!