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Re: New Study, T rex Could've Been A Scavenger
Mark Foster <Megavenator1985@msn.com> wrote:
I personally have my doubts of this recent study.
As do I. There's no reason to believe that _Tyrannosaurus_ never scavenged
- many mammalian predators resort to scavenging when the opportunity arises
(as mentioned frequently on the list). However, to suggest that
_Tyrannosaurus_ was an exclusive scavenger is highly improbable. There is a
slew of biomechanical evidence that its jaws and forelimbs (despite their
puny size) were designed to engage and dispatch live prey. Not to mention
those long, arctomet hindlimbs.
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