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Re: Tyrannosaur analogs in the south?



Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. wrote:
The Late Cretaceous top predators of Gondwana were the Abelisauridae. Not as big as the tyrannosaurids, nor were they particularly
cursorial, but like their distant northern kin they had stumpy arms.

Curious, is there any reason to think Abelisaurids were less cursorial than tyranosaurids? /Carnotaurus/ in particular looks pretty long-legged to me. Genuine question, haven't looked into any research.