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Re: Sundry responses of Bois



At 08:44 PM 5/31/00 -0700, bruceshillinglaw@netzero.net wrote:
Hi, all!
    It seems to me that by nesting in relatively large numbers, especially
in a limited area, dinosaurs (or canada geese) might "flood" that area with
nests/eggs.

Bingo. This is a well established predator avoidance strategy. (Check the literature on the periodic cicadas, for instance).


It also provides extra eyes and bodies for protecting the nests, making stealthy predation on eggs or nestlings more difficult.

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