[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Subject Index][Author Index]

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)

-Betty Cunningham


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.