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Re: HERBIVORES TO CARNIVORES..
If I'm not mistaken, Leatherback "warn-bloodedness" is a function of
their size and muscular exertion. Their young are quite decidedly
ectothermic--which is why they breed on warm water coasts.
I'm not ready for a warm blooded plesiosaur in the mammalian, avian, or
(arguably) dinosaurian sense--where's the evidence for this. If
Nessie's a plesiosaur, all the little Nessies would freeze before they
developed to a size that could cope with cold water.