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Re: T-rex predation



Dictator-for-life Calvin wrote:
> > I don't know too much about energy budgets, etc., but offhand I can't
> > think of any modern ecosystems where the *largest* carnivore is
> > primarily a scavenger.

        Crocodiles for a start. In some parts of northern Australia
crocs feed almost exclusively on the remains of cattle that become
bogged in the mud besides waterholes. And the crocodile is the
largest living carnivore in Australia (and an archosaur to boot).

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