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Re: Dinosaurs versus mammals



At 07:36 PM 5/22/97 -0700, Stanley Friesen wrote:
>Essentially, because they were.  I.e. for no particular reason except they
>they happened, by the happenstance of life, to evolve *slightly* before
>mammals did (perhaps by 10 MY).

   According to the recent AMNH book about their collection, it's the other
way around:  true mammals evolved before true dinosaurs.  Is there any
consensus on this?

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