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RE: Brooding rex? (was Feathers for T. rex)



<<Cattle, sheep and horses usually have less offspring than dogs, cats and
rats.>>

This is most likely due to the fact that cattle, sheep, and horses are
larger than dogs, cats and rats, not whether they are herbivorous or not.
See:

Janis, Christine M. and Matthew Carrano. 1992. Scaling of reproductive
turnover in archosaurs and mammals: why are large terrestrial mammals so
rare?. Annales Zoologici Fennici 28(3-4): 201-216.

Regards,
Randall Irmis