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Re: SJMercuryNews:biggest and smallest fossil mammals

In a message dated 5/10/99 12:54:18 PM EST, bettyc@flyinggoat.com writes:

<< Welcomme said his colleague Laurant Marivaux from the University of
 Montpellier discovered what they think is the smallest fossil remains of
 a mammal in the same area.
 ``It's a new species. We want to study the details,'' he said. ``It's
 only one or two millimetres long.'' >>

Everyone is yakking about the big baluchithere. How about this absurdly small 
size for a mammal?