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Re: crocs and hadrosaurs (was science project)



 From: "Cunningham, Betty" <Cunningham@sega.com>
 >   Most of the modern crocs'
 > hunting technic is merely hanging out unmoving in the water till it can
 > sneak up on somebody else and grab it, pull it under and hold it under
 > long enough to drown it.

In fact killing by drowning would *favor* a low metabolism, as the
crocs do not need to breathe as much as their prey.

[As you point out, taking the first would alert the others - but so
what? One good sized hadrosaur would last a low-metabolism croc for
weeks, or even months].

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