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Re: Dino reputation 'is exaggerated'



On 10/13/05, Jorge Dichenberg <jorgedich@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> In modern times, 800-1000 kg animal (really big Gaur
> or Cape Buffalo - neck thickness similar to cow - or
> medium black rhino) is rarely attacked by 160kg tiger
> or several 140kg lions. So I don't expect that 1000kg
> Terontosaurus could be brought down by 20-40kg
> Velociraptors.

Especially since _Velociraptor_ lived over 30 million years after
_Tenontosaurus_....
(But I agree with the main thrust of your point.)
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Mike Keesey
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