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NEW ZEALAND *AGAIN* - mammals & eggs
> 6. T. H. says: "...there is no evidence that Mesozoic birds were
> tree nesters."
> But we would expect it.
> 9. Darren Naish says: "...funny how (New Zealand's dinosaurs)
> died out at the same time as other forms worldwide."
> A conundrum!
You're kidding right?
> But, if NZ broke off with a representative cargo of
> dinos and mammals (is that what happened?), would it not be
> reasonable to suggest that mammals could evolve to exploit the
> same niche dimension as the mainland mammals (eggs), in a process
> which had perhaps already begun.
How many times do I have to say it? NZ has _no_ known fossil mammals bar
John doesn't seem aware of Jim Kirkland's suggestion that late Jurassic
terrestrial crocodiles were eaters of dinosaur eggs.
"Fire at will Commander!"