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RE: Kickboxing Cassowary



Mike Habib wrote:


>> Eagles do not wrestle with prey larger than themselves, except for
>> trained eagles that can grasp wolves. However, I doubt this being
>> natural behavior. And theropod limb bones, while not pneumatic
>> according to Britt (1991), have thin walls according to Sereno (1999).
>
> Actually, wild eagles do kill prey much larger than themselves. 



The extinct _Harpagornis moorei_ (Haast's eagle) used to prey upon moa, which 
were at least ten times their body weight.



Cheers

Tim
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