You can put an outstretched platform with railings on front of paracer and then put moschops on the platform then jump on Rex or giga and kill stuff but don't harvest so when the paracer comes the moschops will eat the corpse and gather tons of prime.
I use my paracer as my cargo transport dino for short to mid distance. I use it to go to the redwood nearby and gather MASSIVE amounts of metal. Just hop off, get the metal, load up the paracer, then get back home. They can defend themselves quite effectively