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Students decide if Tyrannosaurus could chase down & kill a Triceratops
From: Ben Creisler
An article that may be of interest:
S. Randolph May (2014)
The Coevolution of Tyrannosaurus & Its Prey: Could Tyrannosaurus Chase
Down & Kill a Triceratops for Lunch?
The American Biology Teacher 76(2):118-123
Students will analyze the coevolution of the predator--prey
relationships between Tyrannosaurus rex and its prey species using
analyses of animal speeds from fossilized trackways, prey-animal
armaments, adaptive behaviors, bite marks on prey-animal fossils,
predator--prey ratios, and scavenger competition. The students will be
asked to decide whether T. rex was a predator, an opportunistic
scavenger, or an obligate scavenger.