[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Subject Index][Author Index]
Re: A "new" theory on Oviraptor philoceratops (I think)
Tim Williams (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
<Panda (bamboo). Koala (eucalyptus leaves). Anteaters (guess). ...>
Not to contradict Tim here, but to my knowledge, both koala and panda
will integrate meat into their diet, if nothing more than random insects.
The anteater's diet, however, is a good example, as is the other members
of the Myrmecophagidae, and I had not considered them, so my bad. However,
in at least the tamandua it will incorporate non-insects into a diet, but
does eat varied insects; certainly, on point or off, perhaps, the methods
of catching a beetle versus a dragonfly would provide that a singular
insectivorous diet would enforce a singularity in one insect type, but if
both are eaten, then the idea is blown open to variable diet preferrences.
Jaime A. Headden
Little steps are often the hardest to take. We are too used to making leaps
in the face of adversity, that a simple skip is so hard to do. We should all
learn to walk soft, walk small, see the world around us rather than zoom by it.
"Innocent, unbiased observation is a myth." --- P.B. Medawar (1969)
Do you Yahoo!?
New Yahoo! Photos - easier uploading and sharing.