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Re: No dinosaurs in Quebec, Canada?



From: Gautam Majumdar <gautam@majumdar.demon.co.uk>
 > >No known dinosaurs lived in the sea. All were land animals.
 > >
 > Is there any generally agreed explanation why over their 160 MY reign
 > dinosaurs did not venture to exploit the aquatic niches ?

The crocodiles got in the way? :-)

More seriously, competive exclusion from the pre-aquatic niches is
not an unreasonable hypothesis. The transition from terrestrial
to fully aquatic must, of necessity, pass through various stages
of mixed lifestyles.

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