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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,
<< 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.