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Re: Crocodile program on Discovery channel

>The crocodile program was very good, except for the title:
>       Crocodiles: Heirs to the Dinosaurs

It should have been called:

        Crocodiles: Usurpers of the Phytosaur Throne!

(Since phytosaurs (aka parasuchians) were doing the 'croc-thing' while the
ancestral crocodylomorphs were terrestrial cursors.)

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Vertebrate Paleontologist
Dept. of Geology
University of Maryland
College Park, MD  20742
Email:Thomas_R_HOLTZ@umail.umd.edu (th81)
Fax: 301-314-9661