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Re: follow-up on sauropods

On Thu, 4 Jun 1998, Betty Cunningham wrote:
> not necessarily true.  mammals also grow stunted with less-than-adequate
> food.  with NO food, yes, starvation takes its toll but with less than
> what is required the animal simply doesn't grow well and is weaker and
> less-likley to breed than more robust specimens.

A good and pertinent example of this would be the recently discovered
extinct population of dwarf mammoths frmo that island off the ALaskan