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RE: Sauroparental care

Paul Sparks wrote:

>I think that HP Travky has gotten very close to the repro requirements.
>First the size of the child is limited by the egg size. Then the feeding
requirements are mutually 
>exclusive. The very small child could hardly keep up with the adults.  The
adults must move along as 
>they very quickly strip the local area of all food for them. This forces
the two (children and adult) 
>apart until the children were big enougn to join the troop (a year
perhaps). Meanwhile the children 
>scoot into the forest where there are hiding places and small food until
they grow up.
>paul sparks

Assuming the adults, if they did maintain any presence with the nest,
continued to eat normally. It's observed in the wild that several species
nearly starve themselves while feeding infants.

David Craven

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