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Re: Climate change

From: pwillis@ozemail.com.au (Paul Willis)

 > Festering dung! Dino extinctions are always marked by similar extinctions
 > in smaller animals. In fact the major dinosaur extinctions at the end of
 > the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous were identified before dinosaurs were
 > even known about because these events are so well documented in the
 > invertebrate fossil record.

Also, the late Triassic extinction did in all cynodonts except one
or two lineages - including the one that became the mammals. The
transition to mammals may even have been enabled by the reduced
competition after the extinction.

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