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Re: Re2: Behaviour Bias



On Tue, 11 Mar 97 17:30:40 -0600 "Richard L. Dieterle"
<Richard.L.Dieterle-1@tc.umn.edu> writes:
> We cannot assume, of course, that Mesozoic Dinosaurs could behave in 
>these more elaborate ways, but neither can we assume on the basis of
endocranial 
>cast that they could not.  

I totally agree with you.  Making unequivocally detailed statements about
behavior based on endocranial casts alone is dangerous.  Life will find a
way to make us eat our words as well as our assumptions.

Judy Molnar
Education Associate
Virginia Living Museum
vlmed@juno.com
jamolnar@juno.com