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Re: T.rex predation

Dann Pigdon wrote:
> Stephen Faust wrote:
> >
> > Is it not a fact that almost all carnivores are hunter - predators?
> >
> > Steve
>         The cheetah is an exception. They won't even touch recently
> dead animals that are still warm. It may have to do with the fact
> that cheetahs are not particularly social animals, so if it gets
> sick there is no social group to support it. They're probably health
> freaks like a lot of human athletes.

Uh, cheetahs are more social than any other big cat save lions. 
Cheetahs *are* health nuts, but it's more likely due to their general
paranoia than their social patterns.