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#41 Sep 8, 2011
Mattking rex wrote:
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Its the only way it could hunt tenontosaurus.
But not the only way to eat it.

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#42 Sep 8, 2011
anomonyous wrote:
<quoted text>Yet they could also do it by themselves. They aren't ants, where their intelligence is seemingly "combined". They can think for themselves.
A single dienonychus couldn't possible take on a 1+ ton tenontosaurs! Seeing how dienonychus was likely a almost full time active predator, dienonychus wasn't scavenging often. The odds of 4 dienonychus comeing across a carcass and all stupid enough to risk their life just for one carcass is a silly idea! Its not worth fighting for a carcass if you are going to die for it, unless starving but the odds of so many dienonychus starving is low. I mean, after 2 died dienonychus you would think that it would cross the next dienonychuses mind not to fight with a dienonychus surrounded by other died ones.

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#43 Sep 8, 2011
anomonyous wrote:
<quoted text>But not the only way to eat it.
I have already shown evidence that dienonychus hunted the tenontosaurus (shed teeth), these animals didn't die scavenging from the tenontosaurus, they hunted it and the only way it could do this is in groups!

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#44 Sep 8, 2011
Mattking rex wrote:
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I have already shown evidence that dienonychus hunted the tenontosaurus (shed teeth), these animals didn't die scavenging from the tenontosaurus, they hunted it and the only way it could do this is in groups!
Very True

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#45 Sep 8, 2011
anomonyous wrote:
<quoted text>Lions bringing down elephants?
Yeah. Lions bringing down elephants.

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#46 Sep 8, 2011
Spinoraptor wrote:
Yep! You see, poor little Anonymous, it looks like you are outnumbered, my friend. And, you also have one more additional weakness; YOU HAVE NO NAME! BWA - HA - HA - HA - HA!!!!!!!!!!
anonymous has a good idea of what he talks about and have reasonable evidence, i normally agree with him.

your just upset because he has completely proven you wrong more times than i can count

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#47 Sep 8, 2011
Mattking rex wrote:
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The odds of 4 dienonychus comeing across a carcass and all stupid enough to risk their life just for one carcass is a silly idea! Its not worth fighting for a carcass if you are going to die for it, unless starving but the odds of so many dienonychus starving is low. I mean, after 2 died dienonychus you would think that it would cross the next dienonychuses mind not to fight with a dienonychus surrounded by other died ones.
Ok, how would you explain the 4 dead deinonychus? They're still dead, you know. Pack-hunting doesn't solve the problem.

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#48 Sep 8, 2011
Mattking rex wrote:
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I have already shown evidence that dienonychus hunted the tenontosaurus (shed teeth), these animals didn't die scavenging from the tenontosaurus, they hunted it and the only way it could do this is in groups!
Shed teeth? Dinosaurs lose teeth all the time!

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#49 Sep 8, 2011
anomonyous wrote:
<quoted text>Ok, how would you explain the 4 dead deinonychus? They're still dead, you know. Pack-hunting doesn't solve the problem.
Getting smashed by tento's tail, stomped on, ran into a tree, fight between packs, a whole lot of other things.

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#50 Sep 8, 2011
Spinoraptor wrote:
Yep! You see, poor little Anonymous, it looks like you are outnumbered, my friend. And, you also have one more additional weakness; YOU HAVE NO NAME! BWA - HA - HA - HA - HA!!!!!!!!!!
Dude, anonymus is way smarter, reasonable, and rationale than you ever can hope to be.

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#51 Sep 8, 2011
anomonyous wrote:
<quoted text>Ok, how would you explain the 4 dead deinonychus? They're still dead, you know. Pack-hunting doesn't solve the problem.
1)Four dienonychus were killed by the tenontosaurus when hunting where as the others were able to kill the tenontosaurus and began feeding.

2) This does solve the problem, with out the pack, they couldn't possibly take on the tenontosaurus. With a pack, its possible that it was worth losing four pack members considering the pack my have been 20 or more. However, thise my not have been a typical case. Sometimes the dienonychus pack my not lose any pack members were as they my lose several.

A likely case is that the pack attacked the tenontosaurus and got so hyped up that they were determined to kill the tenontosaurus, the dienonychus weakened the tenontosaurus but at the last few moments or what ever, the tenontosaurs killed several pack members before it went down. In other words, the reason so many were lost is because they got careless which is a possibility. However in most cases, they would go for a weaker/younger animal but I guess they picked the wrong individual to hunt.

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#52 Sep 8, 2011
anomonyous wrote:
<quoted text>Shed teeth? Dinosaurs lose teeth all the time!
They usually lose them when they are forced out when biting prey, not when feeding, meaning they actively attacked this animal!

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#53 Sep 9, 2011
Crotalus Cerastes wrote:
<quoted text>http://www.youtube.com /watch?v=YOE4RzS7JPYXX Yeah. Lions bringing down elephants.
Link fail. http://www.youtube.com/watch...

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#54 Sep 9, 2011
Mattking rex wrote:
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1)Four dienonychus were killed by the tenontosaurus when hunting where as the others were able to kill the tenontosaurus and began feeding.
2) This does solve the problem, with out the pack, they couldn't possibly take on the tenontosaurus. With a pack, its possible that it was worth losing four pack members considering the pack my have been 20 or more. However, thise my not have been a typical case. Sometimes the dienonychus pack my not lose any pack members were as they my lose several.
A likely case is that the pack attacked the tenontosaurus and got so hyped up that they were determined to kill the tenontosaurus, the dienonychus weakened the tenontosaurus but at the last few moments or what ever, the tenontosaurs killed several pack members before it went down. In other words, the reason so many were lost is because they got careless which is a possibility. However in most cases, they would go for a weaker/younger animal but I guess they picked the wrong individual to hunt.
You realize the raptors would have backed off after 1 of their pack was killed. Most animals don't consider the reward worth the risk if your prey already killed one of your buddies. Think of it this way: a pride of lions could easily kill an adult elephant, but they usually don't because with MOST prides the losses would be so great that no individual would risk it.

Here's how the Deinonychus-cannibal theory works: a lone/pair of raptors kill the tenontosaur. The smell of flesh draws other raptors in the area to the carcass. Like modern day reptiles and vultures they compete over the carcass. The smaller/weaker individuals are killed themselves because of the feeding frenzy.

Read up on occam's razor: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Occam 's_razor

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#55 Sep 9, 2011
Stygimoloch wrote:
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You realize the raptors would have backed off after 1 of their pack was killed. Most animals don't consider the reward worth the risk if your prey already killed one of your buddies. Think of it this way: a pride of lions could easily kill an adult elephant, but they usually don't because with MOST prides the losses would be so great that no individual would risk it.
I've already explained this! The raptors likely got to hyped up about taking down the tenontosaurs that the pack wasn't aware at how many loses they were taking, by the time they took it out, they lost 4 members. In most cases, the dienonychus would be more careful but like i said, they got careless in attacking and the giant herbivore took some of the pack with it.
Stygimoloch wrote:
<Here's how the Deinonychus-cannibal theory works: a lone/pair of raptors kill the tenontosaur. The smell of flesh draws other raptors in the area to the carcass. Like modern day reptiles and vultures they compete over the carcass. The smaller/weaker individuals are killed themselves because of the feeding frenzy.
Read up on occam's razor: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Occam 's_razor
A single dienonychus couldn't possibly take down a tenontosaurus, even 2 or 3 wouldn't stand a chance! The only way they could have is if there was 10 or more dienonychus attacking. Even then, the sure amount of shed teeth that was found with the tenontosaurus would indicate several dienoychus attacking.

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#56 Sep 9, 2011
Crotalus Cerastes wrote:
<quoted text>Link fail. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =YOE4RzS7JPYXX
You realize that's a small cow being hunted at night, right?

If anything, it's a sign of the elephant's strength, as it takes 30 lions or something to just bring down, say, a 4 ton small cow that's not even fully grown at night.

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#57 Sep 9, 2011
Mattking rex wrote:
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1)Four dienonychus were killed by the tenontosaurus when hunting where as the others were able to kill the tenontosaurus and began feeding.
We're not talking about that case. These deinonychus were killed by some other deinonychus.

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#58 Sep 9, 2011
anomonyous wrote:
These deinonychus were killed by some other deinonychus.
No they weren't! I've expained this. All evidence points out that they were killed by the tenontosaurus.

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#59 Sep 9, 2011
Mattking rex wrote:
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No they weren't! I've expained this. All evidence points out that they were killed by the tenontosaurus.
No, I'm talking about the ones with the teeth in them.

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#60 Sep 9, 2011
This is getting confusing because there're many scenario that could've happened and while debating we're using different scenarios

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