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Re: Bakker lecture

>But   what  Bakker  meant  by  "delicate"  is  "narrow  range  of
>environmental conditions that it can survive".  E.g., the animals
>he  listed  apparently  could  survive  only  a  narrow  range of
>temperatures, etc., compared to dinos which were rather hardy  as
>far as temperature ranges.
>It doesn't matter where you are in the food chain, if you can't
>stand the cold (or heat).
>Achut Reddy                    So many fossils... so little time!

And in fact a great many such creatures (eg ammonites, many forams etc) DID
die out at the end of the Cretaceous.
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