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Re: Carnivore Energetics: Why Are Lions Not As Big As Elephants?
Original paper (free access):
> This article argues, among other items, that predatory
> dinosaurs were able to achieve much greater body sizes
> than predatory mammals due to lower resting metabolic
Well, it devotes one whole sentence to this question, and doesn't take the
possibility into account that very large carnivores might preferably hunt prey
much bigger than themselves...
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