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Re: Theories on the extinction of dinosaurs
On Fri, 19 Nov 1999 Dinogeorge@aol.com wrote:
> Perhaps the situation is like that of the heart patient who is shot to death.
> He was at death's door already, but the cause of death is still the gunshot.
Horner made a point against this. The last passenger pigeon was
killed (I think) by pneumonia. Saying they became extinct because of
pneumonia may be technically true, but it is a rather shallow statement.