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Re: Warm Blooded vs. Cold Blooded



>I am simply saying that to start with the presumption that dinosaurs had any
>particular metabolism will bias the results.

Are you saying they had no metabolism (no wonder they are extinct).

>The potential metabolic
>condition of their ancestors is not of critical relevance to restoring the
>metabolics of dinosaurs (it is to restoring the evolution of tetrapod
>metabolics, but that is a different thing)
>

Yup, fine, agreed. But realise the limitation of implicit assumptions made
when trying to reconstruct extinct metabolisms, that is all I am saying
(Give beast a chance).

Cheers, Paul

pwillis@ozemail.com.au