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Re: DEINOSUCHUS vs. TYRANNOSAUR?



In article <199707231546.QAA20268@willow.sucs.soton.ac.uk>, Darren
Naish <dwn194@soton.ac.uk> writes
>Hello all.
>
>I heard recently from Canadian ethologist Tim Isles that there is now some
>definite fossil evidence showing that _Deinosuchus_ was eating (and, by
>implication, preying on) young and adult specimens of _Albertasaurus_/
>_Gorgosaurus_ (probably refers to _G. libratus_). Apparently this was announced
>in a recent ish of _Earth_ - I didn't catch it and it's not in the current
>issue. Anyone know any more on this?
>

This was in the July, 1997 issue of Discover Magazine, page 14, and said that
Paleontologist David Schwimmer of Columbus State University in Georgia
found evidence that Deinosuchus dined on juvenile Albertosaurus.

Gautam Majumdar                 gautam@majumdar.demon.co.uk