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Re: Gastric stones of dinosaurs were not for milling food !

Apparently, they didn't chew much. So did gastric action alone break up the roughage or did those problematic stones do the bulk of the work?
Frank (Rooster) Bliss
MS Biostratigraphy
Weston, Wyoming

On Dec 31, 2006, at 10:44 AM, David Marjanovic wrote:

average of 4 bites/minute

That is my point. I think this number is too low by a factor of at least 2. No need to waste 15 seconds chewing each and every bite.