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Re: Cretaceous Land Squid



At 06:05 PM 12/17/98 -0500, Matt Fraser wrote:
>
>> On Thu, 17 Dec 1998, Larry Dunn wrote:
>
>> >"Thomas R. Holtz, Jr." <th81@umail.umd.edu> wrote:
>> 
>> > Of course, it might turn out to be some weird-ass non-parrot
>> > bird, non-avian theropod, turtle, land squid, whatever.
>> 
>> Land squid gets my vote.  Clearly arboreal.
>
>Yeah, OK, except that everyone knows that Land Squids didn't leave
>the water to become terrestrial until the Late Miocene - the evidence
>points to the sudden increased diversity of sharks of the genus
>Carcharadon, the Lung Squid's (the Land Squid's immediate ancestor)
>only natural predator, during this time as a likely cause for the
>event.

   Yes, but what about the land sharks?


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