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T-Rex chewing?



In the April 1999 issue of National Geographic, there's a small article on 
what they beliave is a 17 inch T-Rex coprolite that "held jagged pieces of 
bone, indicating that the fearsome predaotr crushed its prey rather then 
swallowing it whole." I was wondering why crushing the meal would be 
signifacant as opposed to just swallowing it whole like most reptiles? 
Thanks. 


                                                                                
                                                                ~Matt