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Re: Re-emergence of lost features
On Sun, 15 Mar 1998, Brian Choo wrote:
> Huh?...then whats with Australasia with Emus, 3 Cassowary species and,
> until the Holocene, Mihirungs and giant megapodes?
My arithmetic was intentionally vague.
The point, though, is that diversity of large birds (say 2meters and up)
is spectacularly low while that of small is spectacularly high. It seems
a harmless enough statement to say something other than
competition for prey species is going on here.