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Ceratopain defense part II
>I think this might be a species thing; the long horn species might just
>go for a stab, while the short horns might go for a bite.
Could be. One problem with the horns is that not all genera have the horns
pointing in the same direction. T. horridus has the horns pointing forward, T.
albertensis has it pointing slightly backward, Diceratops streight
up, Pentaceratops streight up and slightly forward, etc. In order for the
streight up horned ceratopian's to stap another one, they'd have to have to
have hold it's head verticel to the ground, which wouldn't allow them t
o see what they were stabing.
>looks like it could wreak some serious carnage, and anyone who's tussled
>with a macaw will tell you that those beaks are something to be feared!
I've nealry always thought that the beak was indeed the most dangerous part of
Dare I say this, D. Varner will tell me I'm teasing people agian, but...
I've written and article for Dinosaur World about ceratopsian stance
and should be out in a month or so. I'd be interested in what people
think about it when it get published.