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Re: Re The biggest dinosaurs

On Thu, 21 Aug 1997, Matt Fraser wrote:
> Keep in mind, too, the Jarmen-Bell principle.  Trends toward arge size on
> part of herbivores may be related to an over-abundance of low quality
> food.  Of course, large size in Predators may have followed necessarilly.

Are you referring here to size vs. metabolic rate relationship?  Aren't
there smaller things which utilize abundant low quality forage--I'm
thinking of a sloth.