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Re: Majungatholus: Apparent Cannibal



Tim Williams wrote:
> 
> However... "Whether _Majungatholus_ killed both individuals [of its own
> species] and thus practiced intraspecific predation, or opportunistically
> scavenged their remains, is unknown."
> 
> Thus, _Majungatholus_ may or may not have *targeted* living members of its
> own species.

Silver gulls will gladly feed off the carcass of one of their own
(especially in the form of 'road pizza'). However one would never prey
on a living bird of the same species. Of course, silver gulls aren't
exactly equipped to rip each other appart...

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