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Re: Dino size: go on, laugh at me



If the question were phrased "why did dinosaurs get so big?" perhaps the
most logical answer would be "because they could".

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> From: Dinogeorge <Dinogeorge@aol.com>
> To: ellensb@trib.com; dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Re: Dino size: go on, laugh at me
> Date: Monday, January 26, 1998 4:39 PM
> 
> In a message dated 98-01-26 18:45:19 EST, ellensb@trib.com writes:
> 
> << A second grader in Spain has requested the answer to this question:
Why are
>  dinosaurs so big?
>  She goes on to explain that she understands that they all are not, but
she 
>  still wants to know why the big ones were so big.  >>
> 
> There's no satisfactory answer to this question. Perhaps we might
rephrase it
> thus: Why are people so small?