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Re: Triceratops Frills
> The well-known Velociraptor/Protoceratops fossil in Mongolia
> shows a Velociraptor with its claws latched onto a Protoceratops' face,
> kicking with the big claw into the neck of the Protoceratops. It's
> probable, of course, that technique would have varied between prey
> animals, species, and even individuals, but this is one way to kill an
I thought the Protoceratops was getting medieval on the
Velociraptor's ass and that its arm was in the Protoceratop's beak.
Perhaps this was a flawed attack where the Protoceratops got the better
of the raptor (I said the word - shudder) and got on top of it, and that the
claw in the neck area was the raptor's attempt to defend itself.
Attacking an animal with a bite like Protoceratops from the front
seems like a silly thing to do.