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RE: Dinosaur Art & Q's
>On Wed, 21 Apr 1999, Dane Carlson wrote:
>> Failure? hmmm... I guess that ruffles my feathers as well. Mankind
>> progressed (seemingly) to a more advanced state. But will our race
>> as long as they did?
--------and then Mike wrote:
>Kind of unfair to pit one species (subspecies, even) against a huge,
>diverse taxon like Dinosauria. Now if you compare, say, Mammalia to
>Dinosauria, it evens out a bit (as they've both been around about
>amount of time).
>--T. Mike Keesey
especially given the fact that most single species of dinosaur lasted
no longer than 3 million years before it had evolved into something
"On average, a species of dinosaur endured two or three million years
before becoming extinct and being replaced by a new species."
(The Dinosaur Heresies, by Bob Bakker, Ph.d, pg. 184.)
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