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Re: cause of Gigantism in sauropods
On 2/9/2011 3:13 PM, Habib, Michael wrote:
2011/2/9 Habib, Michael<MHabib@chatham.edu>:
>> Personally, I don't understand the insistence that theropods must have been
attacking prey many times their own size, risking death in the process, when evidence
suggests that there was a huge biomass of smaller available prey (especially
juveniles) available for consumption.
I missed something, I guess. What "insistence that theropods must have
been attacking prey many times their own size"?
The usual consensus I read seems to be the reverse -- adult sauropods
sailed around the Mesozoic unmolested due to their extreme size.