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Re: [dinosaur] Agressive behavior of the T. rex
What makes you say a human would be too small a prey for a tyrannosaur? Wolves eat rats. In fact Jim Farlow showed in The Complete Dinosaur that a jurisphagous T. rex would need to eat almost exactly one lawyer per day.
Good day to all listmembers!
Just a short question - given the apparent agresivity of the Tyrannosaurus rex (adult individual), but also the fact, that human would be too small a prey for it - would it be perhaps "safe" for us to stand near it? In other words, if T. rex had a choice of attacking human some 20 yards away and a subadult 1 tonne Edmontosaurus 100 yards away, which one would it choose? Was there some size/mass limit for an animal, at which it would be not interesting as a prey item for an adult T. rex (or any other large theropod, for that matter)? Thank you in advance! Tom