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An odd idea



  Y'know.... I once heard it theorized that T. rex preyed 
upon hadrosaurs more often than on ceratopians, due to the 
fact that hadrosaurs weren't as well-equipped for defense. 
(This is, of course, assuming T. rex was predator, not 
scavenger. FWIW, I do think it was a predator.)

  This would lead to the next question: WHAT,then,preyed 
upon Triceratops & its kin? Something had to, unless their 
populations were controlled by the process of them eating 
everything in sight, then starving.

 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.

 This idea of mine is probably quite full of it.... but I 
just thought I'd toss it out for argument's sake.

 Feel free to savage it. :)

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Name: Michael Edward Purvis
E-mail: us009472@pop3.interramp.com (Michael Edward Purvis)
Date: 06/23/95
Time: 09:40:26

"I really must stop loaning dinosaurs to folks.." :)
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