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Re: Herbivore protection

In a message dated 97-05-30 19:57:16 EDT, jbois@umd5.umd.edu (John Bois)

[pertaining to predator satiation]:

<< These creatures are probably not analogous to dinosaurs in this respect.
 Sea turtle babies spend less than a day in the open air.  Before that they
 are hidden under much sand. >>

Not too much sand to discourage coatimundis, coyotes, birds, lizards, etc.,
from eating the eggs (at least in Central America)!