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Re: Camel migrations (off topic but short)



Pharris Nicholas J wrote:

> 
> I guess the same must have happened with [...] alligators, though
> these warm-weather-adapted animals seem to me like poor candidates for
> dispersal across the Beringian land bridge.

Both fossil and molecular estimates put the divergence between American
and Chinese alligators in the Late Tertiary.  An interesting problem
indeed.


chris



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