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Re: The new dinosaurs
On Sat, 20 May 1995 Flyinggoat@aol.com wrote:
> He also has 2 other books on 'speculative evolution', AFTER MAN, about what
> happens to modern animals if man goes extinct some time soon, and another one
> I forget the title of just now. Both are nice in theory, but sometimes go
> funny in execution of the illustrations.
The first one is I think called "Life After Man", and is pretty good (I
especially liked the gigantelopes) but is too mammal-biased for my tastes.
The second is "Man After Man", and consists of a possible evolutionary future
for the human species (although it ends up more as an order or even a class
by the time he has finished with it). I didn't like this so much: after the
first few types it became very hard to believe.
I haven't seen "The New Dinosaurs". I hope it doesn't have that version of
an intelligent Troodon descendant with flat feet, no tail and all those other