How did the plant eating dinosaurs defend themselves against predators?

How did the plant eating dinosaurs defend themselves against predators?

By slashing and scratching, the herbivore dinosaur could protect itself against the hungry velociraptor, although probably it was not enough to make a mortal wound. It would be used to deter and get away from the predator.

What did Iguanadons eat?


How do Triceratops protect themselves?

To defend itself against meat eaters (predators) it had two long brow horns. These could grow to be at least 1 metre (3 feet) long. Triceratops would have been able to cause a lot of damage to an attacker! It also had a third shorter horn at the end of its nose.

How does a triceratops look like?

The body of the Triceratops was big and round, planted on top of short sturdy legs. It was 8 meters long, about 3 meters tall and weighed somewhere between 6 and 12 tons (the size of an elephant). Triceratops means “Three Horned Face” in Greek. Triceratops horns could be up to 115 cm (45 inches) long.

How old can a triceratops live?

Early estimates of 300-year lifespans for the largest sauropods were based on comparisons with crocodiles and turtles, which have much slower metabolisms. The consensus is now that Apatosaurus and Diplodocus dinosaurs probably only lived for 70 or 80 years, which is about the same as an elephant today.

How fast could a triceratops run?

20 mphMaximum

Who is faster T rex or velociraptor?

rex beats velociraptors. But the new results, he says, “have shown that velociraptor and its relatives really were kind of pokey.” The takedown of velociraptor started with an exhaustive survey of the fossilized legs of 50-plus species of carnivorous dinosaurs.

Could a pack of Velociraptors kill a T-Rex?

rex and an actual velociraptor is similar to the ratio between a human and a chipmunk or small squirrel. At that point, the only way they could kill it would be through ridiculous things such as suffocating it under their weight, or firing one velociraptor at 99% the speed of light.

Can Velociraptors live with T-Rex?

Pairing carnivores together To save more room, you can pair carnivores together as well. A few examples of carnivores that work together include coupling Velociraptors, the Deinonychus, or the Dilophosaurus with a T-Rex, the Metriacanthosaurus, or the Ceratosaurus.

Can Indominus Rex live with Indoraptor?

It can’t coexist with others of its own kind (unless specific social genes are applied to it prior to incubation) and it will kill almost anything up to the size of a Spinosaurus. Its behaviour is reminiscent to that of Indominus rex and Velociraptor.

Why does my Trex keep killing my Raptors?

It only happens “normally” if the rex’s hunger meter is at a certain low point. When that happens, they go into their “Hunting” behavior status. Usually, from what I’ve seen, they don’t hunt the raptors to feed on them like with everything else, they hunt the raptors mostly to get rid of the competition.

Did Raptors and T-Rex exist at the same time?

The newly discovered dino, dubbed Acheroraptor temertyorum, was a two-legged meat-eater and close cousin of the Velociraptor. “We have had scanty evidence for more than a century that raptors lived with Tyrannosaurus rex until the end of the Cretaceous,” said Currie.

Why can’t at Rex see you if you don’t move?

rex gets loose and attacks a group of human characters, Grant says to Lex, “Don’t move. It can’t see us if we don’t move.” Sure enough, the dinosaur gets up in their faces without noticing them right after he says that.

Did T Rex eat Raptors?

Paleontologists have found that Tyrannosaurus rex chased down prey, ripped off chunks of flesh, and threw back its head to toss them down the hatch.

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