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Re: galloping indricotherium



Andrewsarchus?
----- Original Message -----
From: Raymond Ancog <rayancog@pacific.net.ph>
To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Sunday, November 04, 2001 7:26 PM
Subject: Re: galloping indricotherium


> Ken wrote:
>
> >   I'm sure it could gallop, like any other rhino.  And if a giraffe can
> > gallop at 25 miles an hour, I bet Indricotherium could probably gallop
> > that fast, if not faster.  But I guess it would only gallop that fast in
> > emergencies, like trying to avoid a dangerous predator (especially a
pack
> > of hungry carnivores).
>
> What predators co-existent with indricotheres could have been strong
enough
> to take down a creature of that size, pack strategy notwithstanding
> (reminds me of the argument for velociraptor pack strategies)?
>
>
> Raymond Thaddeus C. Ancog
> Mines and Geosciences Bureau
> Philippines
>