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Right now, Kammerer says, it’s hard to know whether this reptile was an ambush or pursuit predator.
AN ANCIENT HIPPO-SIZED REPTILE MAY HAVE BEEN A SPEEDY BEASTCAROLYN WILKEAPRIL 9, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
“Whether it was an ambush or pursuit predator is a very difficult thing to address, and perhaps unknowable,” given that animals at that time were quite different from modern ones.
AN ANCIENT HIPPO-SIZED REPTILE MAY HAVE BEEN SURPRISINGLY AGILECAROLYN WILKEMARCH 15, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Google searches for “short squeeze” rose by more than 800 percent this past week, as Americans tried to decode an ambush by Reddit traders on Wall Street hedge fund managers who had bet against brick-and-mortar video game firm GameStop.
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When a strain with just the right combination of genetic codes that spell trouble for people makes the leap from animal to human, the ambush begins.
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Some time after Bruce went north, he proceeded to Douglasdale again78 and placed an ambush near his ancestral castle.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Douglas now broke ambush and cut off Webton from the castle, eventually slaying him and all his men.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
He planted an ambush in the early morning, and let the hay lie till the peel men had gone out to cut their crop.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
At Dantzig, with his own hand, he killed a Russian sergeant who had caught a French cavalry colonel in an ambush.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Its tactics are like those of the Indian who fights under cover or lies in ambush for his enemy.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
My fear that the girl was being led into an ambush 139 threw me into a fine sweat; and I pushed on the faster.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER

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