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Re: John Hutchinson's tyrannosaur



So these cartoons were right: tyrannosaur is always roaring and moving
slowly forward, giving cartoon heroes enough time to get scared, hide and
invent some clever trick :)))))

J.

On Thu, 28 Feb 2002 StephanPickering@cs.com wrote:

> perhaps, but the question, then, would be stamina: unless one is a regular
> jogger, able to maintain a steady pace for, say, an hour, a determined
> tyrannosaur might walk a little longer for a meal?

Sure.

Interestingly, there is a need of biomechanical study comparing modern
animals. Maybe elephants and ostriches use some energy-saving device to
have less muscles than size would dictate?