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Re: T.rex predation

Dinogeorge@aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 97-09-18 11:54:53 EDT, Bettyc@flyinggoat.com writes:
> << Duh-by having the same marks that indicate scavenging on carcasses show
>  up on prey animals that are partially healed or fully healed (indicating
>  an attack while the prey animal was still alive and that the prey animal
>  got away) >>
> So--the supposed "prey animal" got away, yes? It wasn't _killed_, yes? So
> theoretically the _T. rex_ could have been a scavenger that occasionally
> tried but couldn't kill live prey.

Sure; OTOH, that particular _T. rex_ might have been a clutz, or even
just having a bad day.  It *does* show he/she made a pretty good effort
at taking down live prey.