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Re: DINOSAUR PARENTING
From: Dalmiro <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Just two questions:
> 1- Small chicks would not each much but how efficient would a
> hadrosaur be as a food carrier?
Actually, given the growth rates implied by the bone data,
Maiasaura chicks would have a voracious appatite - much like
the chick of modern birds. The parents would be kept busy indeed.
Also, given the large beak, and the *cheeks*, a Maiasaurua could
probably carry a good bit of food.
> (and since the babys teeth were worn
> does that mean the parents didn't simply regurgitate food?)
The peace of God be with you.