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RE: Woman against Abelisaur

> Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2011 16:19:15 -0700

> Subject: Re: Woman against Abelisaur
> I don't think it would go in deep enough.
> Modern compound bows are barely sufficient for hunting bear.
> A 30' dino? I doubt a primitive bow would penetrate deeply enough.

what about the sort Mongol archers carried? From what I hear, some folks still 
consider them a gold standard of bows that aren't factory-made.

> Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2011 19:30:52 -0400

> Subject: Re: Woman against Abelisaur
> On Thu, July 21, 2011 6:34 pm, Erik Boehm wrote:
> > How about garroting the dino with a rope?
> >
> > Of course, that would require the human to get close enough to the Dino's
> > neck to swing a rope around it (then hang on to the rope and twist),
> > preferably from behind/on its back.
> > I guess jumping from a tree as it passes by would be required, or trapping
> > it in some pit.
> It is an abelisaur, so once you get on its backs/shoulders, what's it
> going to do? Reach you with its arms?! HA!!

Roll over and squash you into its back/shoulders.

> Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2011 22:38:50 -0400
> Subject: Re: Woman against Abelisaur
> T.Rex vs. Spock again, eh?

> One of the funny things though - people tend to assume that larger
> animals have more, er... hitpoints. In reality, while more heavily
> built the forces are also greater on load bearing components. So a .22
> could fell a Tyrannosaurid if it hits the mark (and the mark would be
> bigger).

So...shoot its kneecaps/ankles?