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Re: Tyrannosaurus "Scavenger vs. Predator" debate - Some questions for Dr. Jack Horner:
"Michael Schmidt" <email@example.com> writes:
> I myself have had triceratops horns with rex sized bite marks on
> of them with signs of healed tissue surrounding them......
If your horn problem ever reoccurs, I suggest finding a good osteopathic
surgeon, pronto. ;-)
Seriously, have these tooth marked specimens been published? They appear
to provide important behavioral and paleoenvironmental data on both T.
rex and Triceratops. I'm puzzled, though. I can understand why a
Triceratops would fend-off an attack with its horns, but I am struggling
to understand why a T. rex would waste its energy biting the horns of a
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Wilson, Yvonne" <WilsonY@CarnegieMuseums.Org>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 17, 2004 11:44 AM
> Subject: FW: Tyrannosaurus "Scavenger vs. Predator" debate - Some
> for Dr. Jack Horner:
> > To Horner's credit, I don't think he takes the "exclusive
> scavenger" idea
> > seriously himself. When he gave a talk in Pittsburgh to support
> his "T.
> > on Trial" exhibit, he said that he only stated it that way so that
> > be disproven. It seems to have been so with the healed bitemarks,
> > he will admit it or not. (If he admits it, he is out of the
> > Face it, the guy is purposely making headlines in order to have
> money for
> > his hadrosaur research. He doesn't even like T. rex. He said
> they would
> > interest him if he found one he could fit in a paper bag.
> > He's not stupid. He's funding savvy.
> > Yvonne M. Wilson
> > Division of Education
> > Carnegie Museum of Natural History
> > 4400 Forbes Avenue
> > Pittsburgh, PA 15213
> > 412-578-2456
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