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Re: night hunting



>I was in a dinosaur chatroom a couple nights ago, and the person I was 
>talking to
>asked how likely it was for dinosaurs to hunt at night.  I've been 
>wondering about that myself, just haven't
>had time to post it.  I think some of the smaller ones could hunt well 
>at night,
>but I'm not sure.  Is there anything in the fossil record that could 
>support this idea?

This has been speculated for some smaller theropods based on the projected
size of the eye.  To stretch my recollection yet further, I think the same
was  observed of some Antipodal dinosaurs which would have had to live in
constant darkness for some portion of the year.  Anyone?

  --Toby White