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Re: Tyrannosaur age-population distributions
On Mon, 17 Jul 2006 19:49:38 -0400 Graydon <email@example.com> writes:
> > Regarding the concept of wolf-like or lion pride-like family units
> > tyrannosaurs: We don't even know if tyrannosaur babies were
> altricial or
> > precocial.
> Sure; this is part of what I was originally trying to get at, that
> isn't any obvious kin-selection mechanism to support pack formation
> any kind in T. rex if the breeding adults died before their
> reached a juvenile stage of development.
OOOHH. Now I understand your point. Yes, I agree. It puts a few flies
in the ointment. Sorry for not keeping up with you in this thread. ;-)
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