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RE: Claws on deinonychosaurs
Ken Carpenter wrote:
Argh! Somebody please explain to me (not done in the original
description by Maxwell and Ostrom) how multiple predators/scavengers on
a carcass suddenly fall over dead!
They ate too much?
Seriously... it does beg the question: if the _Deinonychus_ specimens were
casualties of a desperate _Tenontosaurus_ fighting for its life, isn't this
is a fairly high mortality rate for a _Deinonychus_ pack? The species could
not afford such losses every time a pack went after large prey.
Just playing Devil's advocate.