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Re: Another mosquito query

In a message dated 97-04-18 03:45:47 EDT, you write:

 How could the Jurassic Park scientists clone 10 different species from the
 DNA from A mosquito in amber, assuming it was feasible at all. That must
 have been a very busy mosquito!

Well, supposedly, Dr. Hammond found many, many mosquitoes, and only some of
them had feasted on anything interesting.  The question I had is:  How did
they know that they had dinosaur DNA?  The bugs were from all time periods,
based on the critters they cloned.  Shouldn't some of them have been from
mammals or birds from the time?  They would probably be easier pickings...