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Re: pineal gland notes
According to John Alroy:
> (some zapped) - as Stan Friesen just said in a
> post today, large body size (not to mention low standing diversity;
> mega-dinosaurs were always a minor, minor group in terms of taxonomic
> diversity) is all the "explanation" we need.
So why would larger animals be more at risk? Higher food needs? The
diversity I understand, but a food chain breakdown would effect big and
small creatures. I think specialization is the main answer here, not size.
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