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Herbivore Dino Daily Food Consumption



Does anyone know of an equation to calculate the daily food consumption
(measured in kilograms) of a herbivorous dino based on its mass? G. Paul
(1988) gives one for endothermic predators: F = 0.11(W)**0.75, where F
equals mass in kilograms of raw meat and W equals the mass of the critter.

Thanks


Rob Lunde
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