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Re: How would Tyrannosaurus approach a Triceratops?

Couldn't the damage also be interpreted as the alleged
attack coming from the side and the during one point
biting at the head?  Damage to the horn and frill
doesn't necessairly mean a frontal assault.

--- Tim Donovan <uwrk2@yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- "Richard W. Travsky" <rtravsky@uwyo.edu> wrote:
> > On those remains that are known, do the horns show
> > any
> > sign of damage, impact stress, whatever?
>  Remember Happ's recent study? The specimen-SUP 9713
> IIRC-displays a partly  broken off horn with a
> healed
> puncture wound, and a frill with wounds which match
> the spacing of T. rex teeth. That suggests
> Triceratops
> faced its opponent or charged it.

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