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re: T.rex predation



At 06:14 AM 9/17/97 -0400, you wrote:
>Is it not a fact that almost all carnivores are hunter - predators? 

Among relative large carnivores, most do hunt.

However, almost none (barring snakes) are EXCLUSIVELY predators: they eat
carrion whenever they can.

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Vertebrate Paleontologist     Webpage: http://www.geol.umd.edu
Dept. of Geology              Email:th81@umail.umd.edu
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