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RE: Bitten Ornithopod on This Side Of Hell?
Tim D. wrote-
Even that may be dubious if P.Currie is right. He attributed the great
variety of LK small theropods to gregarious behavior and pack hunting among
tyrannosaurs. In his view, young tyrannosaurs did not hunt small prey such
as thescelosaurs but feasted on carcasses of large dinos killed by adults,
leaving small predator niches open for other theropods.
But there is still no reason why a young tyrannosaur might not occasionally
go after smaller prey. Modern day predators do this too, even in species
where the parents bring them food.
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