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Re: Funny New Papers
So, fossil dino-poo doesn't show much bone in the diet? Is the "chomp and
swallow big pieces" presentations of carnosaurs eating not accurate?
I could see a pack eating at a downed large sauropod/titanosaur/ceratopsian
probably scraping the flesh off the big bones and not going after the marrow in
times of plenty [did the large herbivores have alot of marrow to begin with?)
... but somehow dropping the notion of bone-injestion is difficult for this
My mind ... it reels. :-P
[I think the blew it, tho', in the scene of the ceratosaurus eating the
dryosaurus whole in WHEN DINOS ROAMED AMERICA ... unlikely with its size.]
--- On Tue, 8/4/09, Jerry D. Harris <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> review of the known incidences and possible ecological
> implications of theropod bone use concludes that there is
> currently no definitive evidence supporting the regular
> deliberate ingestion of bone by these predators.