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Re: Climate change & big rocks



>On Wed, 10 Apr 1996, Tony Mills wrote:
>
>> This would tie in neatly with the extinctions of those animals
>> which needed the most food (those over 25 kg) or cold blooded
>> (unable to keep warm during the plunging temperatures)
>
>Cold-blooded?  But crocodiles, lizards, snakes, and turtles all
>survived!  Or do you mean the big ocean-going cold-bloods?

So far as I am aware, all crocs, lizards, snakes and turtles that are
thought to have survived the K/T event were small species, probably under
25kg in mass.

Cheers, Paul

pwillis@ozemail.com.au