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Re: impact - LONG
Someone has discussed on the list before a large crocodile that was
present on both sides of the KT.
(I can't find it in a search in the archives as 'crocodile' and
'cretaceous' are far too common, imagine that)
Jeff Hecht wrote:
> >6) All the mega-fauna disappeared. (i.e. All the large animals
> >disappeared - including the large crocs). I believe the largest surviving
> >land animals were less than 30 Kg. (Sea-going animals may have been
> >slightly larger).
> I've seen estimates that the largest animals surviving the KT were only 5
> kg. Regardless of the exactly threshold, I consider this one of the most
> important datums on the event. If only we knew what it meant.