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Re: Pure predation


    This is interesting, but can you provide us a reference for it?


    Ray Stanford

-----Original Message-----
From: Roger A. Stephenson <roger@dtgnet.com>
To: dinosaur@usc.edu <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Date: Sunday, March 07, 1999 8:03 PM
Subject: Pure predation

Hey all,

Sorry to pop the bubble, but there exist an example of pure predator in N.
America. The Osprey. It will not take a dead fish.

>Derek Tearne wrote:
><Is there any predator that *doesn't* scavenge when it can?>
>Answer = No.
>And Berislav Krzic wrote:
><Is there any extant big predator which is exclusively a scavenger?>
>Answer = No.

Roger A. Stephenson
Assistant Director
The Grand River Museum
Lemmon, South Dakota
"Put the bunny, back in the box!"