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RE: top 7 dinosaurs you could take in a fight
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. writes:
> > From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu]
> > On Behalf Of Mike Taylor
> > > Particularly because with a baseball bat (or heavier
> > weapon) I > think I could take down Masiakasaurus, contra
> > the last comment.
> > Really? At about 2m long, I think that would be pretty
> > similar to trying to take out a mountain-lion with a baseball
> > bat. I'm sure Chuck Norris could do it, but for myself I
> > wouldn't be confident.
> 2 m long, but more than half of that is tail and a quarter of the
> remaining bit is neck. So the operational part of it is bigger than
> a turkey, but not much (bustard-sized).
Hmm, OK, maybe more like a lynx than a mountain-lion.
Good luck with that :-)
Augusto Haro writes:
> Well, from where I am from, it is not unusual to hear of people
> killing pumas with knives. I heard of an 70 year old woman which
> killed a reportedly ca. 45 kg. puma with a small knife, only helped
> by a small dog. She might have been pretty lucky, but she reminded
> the incident as not surprising and considered it was necessary to
> kill the puma (with such scarce weaponry!!) as the cat killed some
> goats of her.
No fair! You don't get a knife, only a baseball bat!
/o ) \/ Mike Taylor <email@example.com> http://www.miketaylor.org.uk
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