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Re: CROCODYLOMORPH ENDOTHERMY
On Wed, 13 Mar 1996, Van and Kathy Smith wrote:
> Given enough time it would obviously be possible to create an endothermic
> croc through selective breeding, but the big question is how long would the
> process take? Another good question is why would you want to do this, other
> than it would be neat,
Well, there would have to be a market really, or else funding
would never have been available. <Shades of Jurassic Park> Security firms
might not need dogs, preferring crocs
> but if the feat was accomplished easily, many
> questions about dinosaurian endothermy might be answered.
> Van Smith
Does anyone recall seeing a Weekly World News article about 6
months ago, regarding some scientists who hybridized a cat and a snake?
Supposedly the beast was a warm blooded, hairy snake.....:)