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RE: Elephants and hyenas

I think that the ways of birds and crocodylia are our best models for parental care and/or defense of the young within the dinosauria. Dinosaurs were not mammals and mammal behaviour shouldn't be used as a guide to what we consider dinosaur behaviour. Tempting as it is.

John Schneiderman

On Sun, Apr 7, 2013 at 9:01 AM, Dan Chure wrote:

Here's a series of photos taken of a hyena attack on a young elephant and the adult elephants defense of the young one. I won't draw too close a parallel to dinosaurs, but such events are not often recorded and might be of interest to the dino paleo community.