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Re: Fwd: juveniles faster than adults.



Wolf pups are usually kept at a rendezvous site, where the pack members bring 
back food for them as they grow. They generally don't join adults on hunts 
until they reach nearly their full size. 

--- On Tue, 11/30/10, Sam Barnett <sam.horus@gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Sam Barnett <sam.horus@gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Fwd: juveniles faster than adults.
> To: dannj@alphalink.com.au
> Cc: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Date: Tuesday, November 30, 2010, 5:06 PM
> If this applies to Wolves that also
> blows my theory that faster
> juveniles means little to no parental care.  As long
> as the little
> tykes grow out of doing something reckless before they
> start
> outrunning their mothers I guess there's no imperative one
> way or
> another here.
> 
> On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 11:54 PM, 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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