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Re: Radical but plausible theropod hunting strategy: TREEOSAUR.COM



Tyrannosaurus rex... the socially conscious Cretaceous tree hugger.

On Sat, Jul 10, 2010 at 10:57 AM, David Marjanovic
<david.marjanovic@gmx.at> wrote:
>>  ...is this for real?
>
> It's almost certainly meant seriously, but who cares -- it's impossible
> because you just can't bend a theropod's back like this. Theropods aren't
> apes.
>
> Besides, look how the head is oriented in those drawings. Large theropods in
> general were unable to see what was dorsal to their heads because various
> hornlets and crests stood in that line of sight, perhaps to protect the eyes
> from the sun (before being further elaborated by sexual selection and the
> like).
>
> And the proportions of that *Tyrannosaurus* in the drawing are all wrong.
> Yes, all of them.
>