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Re: How Did Hadrosaurs Defend Their Young?

> There are a few things in this scenario I heartily
> disagree with.
> First I'd think panicking into a stampede even if
> the nests were 7
> meters apart would result in a wake of destruction
> being wrought upon,
> at least, one side of the nesting colony. 

I would think they might just have to leave as opposed
to terrified stampede. I still think they might carry
off one egg or young in emergencies. 

So I'd
> think Maiasaura would
> stand their ground as after all an albertosaur pack
> would contain much
> less individuals than a nesting colony. If male
> Maiasaura were
> available, the ones closest could face off the
> predators.
> Don't be biased by those wildlife shows that only
> depict herbivores
> running from carnivores: herbivores can and do fight
> back.

I agree that many a herbivore will fight back or not
run when they know they hold the upper hand. I would
think they might stand their ground but what I can't
figure out is how they would defend themselves. They
have no weopons or armor and seemingly are not fast.
Anybody have any thoughts on the subject of hadrosaur

Andrew Simpson
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