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Re: Oviraptorids as Parrots?




Tim Williams wrote:
> 
> Dann Pigdon wrote:
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> >Both tiger sharks and jaguars (of all things!) are specialist
> >testudinate feeders. The sharks use sideways head thrashing to 'saw'
> >through the shells of marine turtles with their serrated teeth,
> 
> Not to contradict Dann, since tiger sharks do find sea turtles very
> appetizing, and some tiger shark populations do indeed target sea turtles.
> But I thought tiger sharks were the ultimate nonspecialist predators...

When you can bite through the shell of a marine turtle, there are few
food resources that are beyond you... :)

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Dann Pigdon
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