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Re: How Did Hadrosaurs Survive? (Was: Hadrosaur "mummy" questions)

From: Richard W Travsky <rtravsky@uwyo.edu>

If ever you have more predators than prey it would be bad for all

Not necessarily true. Oceanic ecosystems, for example, tend to have a greater biomass as far as predators are concerned, relative to prey (namely, plankton). The thing is, plankton have such a high reproductive rate that they are able to keep their numbers fairly constant.
Rawk on,

Jordan Mallon

Undergraduate Student, Carleton University
Vertebrate Paleontology & Paleoecology

AIM: jslice mallon

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