Biomechanics (Communication arising): Prey attack by a large theropod dinosaur

@article{Rayfield2002BiomechanicsA,
  title={Biomechanics (Communication arising): Prey attack by a large theropod dinosaur},
  author={Emily J. Rayfield and David B. Norman and Paul Upchurch},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2002},
  volume={416},
  pages={388-388}
}
Our analysis showed that the cranial strength of Allosaurus far exceeded the stresses that could have been generated by its jaw-closing muscles, and we suggested that this disparity might be explained if this dinosaur had adopted a 'slash-and-tear' mode of attack. Frazzetta and Kardong raise three points in criticism of this suggested mode of feeding. 

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