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Re: DWARFED TETRAPODS




On Fri, 24 Jan 1997 Dinogeorge@aol.com wrote:

> Plus a lot of this so-called "dwarfing"
> is an artifact of the differential survival of smaller forms versus the
> simple extinction, without descendant species, of larger forms.

     Are you saying that "true" dwarfing is driven by some other
evolutionary mechanism other than natural selection?  What you just
described in natural selection favoring smaller individuals.  Unless you
are proposing dwarfing is NOT an evolutionary process, your statement is
meaningless.  

LN Jeff
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