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Re: Paleoworld

Tom Hopp wrote:
>This reminds me of a hilarious article I read about ten years ago in -- I
>think -- Natural History Magazine. It was illustrated with a weapon-toting
>theropod, and facetiously made the case that heavy metal contamination and
>extinction of large animals are signs of OUR times, so maybe dinos went out as
>we may, by pollution or nuclear means. It was cute.

You may be thinking of "Extinction Theory," a short story of mine published
in the March 1989 Analog Science Fiction, though I don't recall the
weapon-toting theropod. -- Jeff Hecht