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RE: How Did Hadrosaurs Survive? (Was: Hadrosaur "mummy" questions)
From: "Williams, Tim" <TiJaWi@agron.iastate.edu>
Yeah, but according to your scenario Mommy and Daddy were targeted by
>adult _Tyrannosaur rex_. What does Mommy Hadrosaur do when a
>tyrannosaur sees it sitting atop a nest, or feeding its nestlings? -
>run, and leave her babies to their own devices.
Would they run, though? With the likes of the brooding _Citipati_ caught in
the sandstorm or the nesting _Maiasaura_ caught in who-knows-what, (some)
dinosaur parents very much seem to be devoted to their young.
Just a thought...
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