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Re: poor Einiosaurus



"Pack" has been used for groups of deinonychosaurians, perhaps
inviting unwarranted lupine analogies.

On Mon, Dec 30, 2013 at 7:31 PM, Hammer <hammeris1@att.net> wrote:
>
>
> YES - Einiosaurus mixing or staying close to other ceratopsians whose horns 
> were better suited for defense, or other genera of dinos that could provide 
> some 'cover.'  If the word that is causing trouble is "herds," well, from 
> what I see most of the literature uses herds for the big (probably scaly) 
> sauropods, ceratopsians, duck-bills, etc.   "Flock" is used for those closer 
> to birds - the raptors and so forth.  What's the vote on the large theropod 
> predators? Somehow a "flock" of Daspletosaurs just doesn't sound right after 
> its use in the English language for the pretty birdies all this time!  A 
> stronger term is demanded for these impressive/fearsome carnivores, IMHO.
>
> ________________________________
> From: Michael Miller
>
> You used the phrase "inter species herding" behavior in your original email.  
> I expect that is what he is responding to, not really what your question was 
> about though.
> Michael
>



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