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1 February 2014 The Coevolution of Tyrannosaurus & Its Prey: Could Tyrannosaurus Chase Down & Kill a Triceratops for Lunch?
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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.

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S. Randolph May "The Coevolution of Tyrannosaurus & Its Prey: Could Tyrannosaurus Chase Down & Kill a Triceratops for Lunch?," The American Biology Teacher 76(2), (1 February 2014). https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.2.8
Published: 1 February 2014
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