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Maiasaura parental care and _Earth_ magazine
>The current issue of _Earth_ magazine has an article that refutes _Maisaura_'s
>caring for its young -- They said that new evidence indicates that hatchling
>Maiasaura could walk fine right away and were not restricted to the nest,
>therefore zero parental care existed in these animals (seems to me a big jump
Actually, the article doesn't state conclusively that "zero parental care
existed in these animals." Indeed, that would be a big jump in logic.
The work described suggests instead that evidence for _extended_ parental
care, such as songbirds practice today, may be weak.
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