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RE: Dromaeosaur hunting strategy : cat style, dog style ??
> From: Mike Taylor [mailto:email@example.com]
> Thanks for this ref. Re-reading this (I think it's been mentioned
> before in the DML Eocene) I found myself wondering whether you still
> think that "the body of anatomical evidence points to the adaptations
> of tyrannosaurids as being [...] pursuit-and-bite predatory
> In the light of Hutchison & Garcia's Big Chicken work, I mean.
Yes, I would (although I wouldn't necessarily say pursuit = long pursuit).
Remember, Tyrannosauridae does not equal adult Tyrannosaurus rex, and vice
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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