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RE: Woman against Abelisaur






> Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2011 08:54:12 +0200
> From: david.marjanovic@gmx.at
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Re: Woman against Abelisaur
> 
> > > 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?
> 
> Presumably facilitated by the fact that only mammals and ornithuran 
> birds in the strictest sense _have_ kneecaps.

d'oh.

Well, that certainly makes it easier to damage the joint with a bullet, right?