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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 <email@example.com> 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.
Why can't you be a non-conformist just like everybody else?