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Re: One last thing on the bitten _Edmontosaurus_



In a message dated 2/10/01 12:01:56 AM Pacific Standard Time, 
rowe@psych.ucsb.edu writes:

<< The question probably shouldn't be
 whether Tyrannosaurs hunted or scavenged.  The question should be how
 often did they do each.  However, the hadrosaur skeleton in Denver
 strongly suggests they at least one Tyrannosaur tried to start eating
 at least one animal when it was alive :-) >>

    Succinctly put. As has been said before, the younger animals probably 
acted more as active predators while the more mature and larger members were 
slowed down by size, age and susceptibility to injury (the "Farlow Effect") 
and, as a result, may have hunted less-relying more on scavenging or 
hijacking prey killed by others.
    Thanks to everyone, especially HWMBO (He Who Must Be Obeyed) Mickey Rowe 
for getting to the bottom of this question. DV.