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RE: Evidence For a Feathered Velociraptor...



Maybe the Velociraptor was trying to mate with the Protoceratops and it was just a terrible mistake.

Nick



Carpenter, K. (2001). Evidence of predatory behavior by carnivorous dinosaurs. Gaia 15: 135-144.


Although other interpretations have come up for this pose (e.g., the _Velociraptor_ was scavenging a _Protoceratops_ carcass;
the _Protoceratops_ was the aggressor), the most plausible explanation is that the _Velociraptor_ was attacking the
_Protoceratops_, and used its forelimbs (as well as its hindlimbs) to engage its prey.

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