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Re: new paper

Sam Barnett writes:
 > > > Hmm, have this horrible feeling all my illustrations just
 > > > became inaccurate...
 > >
 > > Well, as I understand it (not having read it yet), the paper's
 > > not discounting group hunting at all, but casting doubt on the
 > > idea of organized pack hunting. Unless your illustrations somehow
 > > specifically depict organized hunting vs. mobbing, there may not
 > > be too much of a problem.
 > Ah, that is a relief - most can be reinterpreted as mobbing, though
 > there is one which indicates organised feeding behaviour complete
 > with sentry.  I don't mind if this one gets more speculative and
 > less likely :).

On Darren Naish's blog, a subthread of comments has recently been
lamenting the lack of good restorations of aetosaurs.  While that's
true, of course the biggest gap in the palaeoart market is that no-one
has ever, ever produced a drawing of _Tenontosaurus_ Not Being
Attacked By _Deinonychus_ Pack.  For a moment, them, I thought the
current had shifted and we might get the occasional TNBABDP picture,
but no ...

etc., etc., etc. ...

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