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re:T rex hunting techniques

At 05:16 PM 3/14/96 -0500, Rob Meyerson wrote:
>If one spends their life pursuing prey in an obstacle-course environment, then
>one will tend to get rather good at it.  As a chick, the young rex would be
>practicing the skills it needs as an adult (when a fall would be less than
>fatal).  As rex grows, it will become better and better at moving through a
>forest area at fairly fast speeds.  As an adult, it's reflexes are so tuned
>it can easily keep track of where its going, as well as where it's prey is
>going, all at the same time.

   Are there any clues as to how good the balance mechanisms of T. rex, such
as an inner ear, were?

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