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Re: night hunting
>I was in a dinosaur chatroom a couple nights ago, and the person I was
>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
>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?