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A silly aside
Apparently, lions attack the calves of giraffes. (Their thighs are too
On Tuesday, August 17, 2004, at 01:51 AM, Lawrence_Dunn@smbcgroup.com
There was a recent programme on National Geographic that showed a
of lions attacking an adult elephant, which
may be analogous to a flock of therapods attacking a sauropod.
These were the Savuti lions, I assume. They are atypical even for
and I'm surprised to read that they are hunting adults, as even they
generally hunt adult elephants, though I could see them perhaps taking
sick or injured animal. They usually go for calves, in the evening.
do take adult water buffalo, though, which is remarkable.