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Re: Salmon-eating wolves and predicting dino diets

On 10/4/07, Guy Leahy <xrciseguy@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> extinct taxa.  One would not be likely to predict
> fish-eating habits of fossil wolves based on their
> dentition... :-D

Well, wolves are *not* specialized in eating fish. Dentition tends to
reflect the overall feeding habits. Bear and humans eat fishes too,
but they eat many other things. So wolves - though wolves eat almost
exclusively meat.

An grand puzzle to future paleontologists would be the giant panda.


Roberto Takata