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Re: segnosaurs



From: ornstn@inforamp.net (Ronald Orenstein)
 > The largest living termite-eaters that I know of are the giant anteater
 > (18-39 kg) which has been reported to eat 30,000 termites (and other
 > insects) a day; the giant armadillo (up to 60 kg, at least in captivity)
 > whose primary food is termites; and the aardvark (40-100 kg, usually 50-70
 > kg).  How does this compare with segnosaur sizes?

Small.  Segnosaurs were in the thosuand kg and up size range.

Scaling up from a giant anteater this comes to hundreds of thousands
of termites per day.

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