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Re: Microraptor ate birds



On Fri, Nov 11th, 2011 at 10:53 AM, Don Ohmes <d_ohmes@yahoo.com> wrote:

> On 11/10/2011 6:33 PM, Denver Fowler wrote:
> 
> > Do modern animals kill prey in trees?
> 
> I think that owls sometimes take crows on roost.

Many mammals will also take eggs or hatchlings from nests. Brushtail possums 
introduced to New 
Zealand are quite adept at clearing the nests of endangered endemic birds. 
Tasmanian devils will 
also raid bird nests (although they haven't been introduced to New Zealand - 
yet).

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Dann Pigdon
Spatial Data Analyst               Australian Dinosaurs
Melbourne, Australia               http://home.alphalink.com.au/~dannj
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