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Re: Fwd: juveniles faster than adults.



You can add tuataras to the list too, for the same reason (to avoid being eaten 
by adults):

http://sydney.edu.au/science/biology/about_us/academic_staff/thompson_mike/pdfs/2006/163-
Nelson-Thompson-Pledger-Keall-Daugherty-2006.pdf

On Wed, Dec 1st, 2010 at 10:54 AM, Dann Pigdon <dannj@alphalink.com.au> wrote:

> I would also add Komodo monitors to the list. Juveniles need to be faster in 
> order to avoid 
> becoming a meal for an adult. However their sprawling gait probably doesn't 
> make them very 
good 
> analogues for theropods.


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Dann Pigdon
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