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Re: Behaviour Bias
> On Fri, 21 Feb 1997 02:12:48 -0500 (EST) Gothgrrl@aol.com writes:
> >I know of no direct evidence of _Deinonychus_ "packs" preying on
> >_Tenontosaurus_, but this is not my area of specialty, and I may have
> My impression of reading John Ostrom's descriptions were that the
> fossils pointed to the cooperative killing rather than scavenging,
> but this was a long time ago and I don't remember how (or if) he
> eliminated the scavenging option.
A more recent article provided evidence to support group hunting
of _Tenontosaurus_ by _Deinonychus_. It also suggested that _T._
was the principle prey item for _D._.
The evidence included: repeated association of _D._ teeth, and
occasioanlly skeletons, with _T._, the nature of the damage to
the _T._ skeletons, and the distribution of the bones.
P.S. are you related to the Molnar that _Styigivenator molnari_ is
The peace of God be with you.