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Re: labels are imaginary



At  6:56 PM 5/2/96 -0500, Dinogeorge@aol.com wrote:
>In a message dated 96-02-05 18:20:20 EST, pharrinj@PLU.edu (Nicholas J.
>Pharris) writes:
>
>>> Birds aren't just another twig on the bush; they're a whole new bush on
>the
>>> bush.
>>
>>Sauropods, though, are just as much a "bush on the bush," as are
>>ceratopians, stegosaurs, etc...
>
>Not really. There are almost 10,000 species of birds, but less than 200
>species of sauropods. Even fewer stegosaurs, ceratopians, etc.

And how many species of mesozoic birds are there?


Derek Tearne.  - http://webservices.comp.vuw.ac.nz/artsLink/ManyHands/
Some of the more environmentally aware dinosaurs were worried about the
consequences of an accident with the new Iridium enriched fusion reactor.
"If it goes off only the cockroaches and mammals will survive..." they said.