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Re: Theories on the extinction of dinosaurs

--- John Bois <jbois@umd5.umd.edu> wrote:

> Plenty of other, similar
> living things survived
> the K/T.  What, then, was the targeting mechanism
> such that, among
> vertebrates, non-avian dinosaurs were _selected_
> against?  Providing a
> plausible explanation for this (even as an
> hypothesis) is a
> challenge we must face.

Hypothesizing about a targeting mechanism is quite a
challenge here, as a diverse array of life-forms (many
of which were not non-avian dinosaurs, including
plenty that were marine) were "selected" as well.


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