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Re: Theories on the extinction of dinosaurs



At 02:37 PM 11/19/99 -0500, Philidor11@aol.com wrote:
>predation.  From the fossil record alone, it would be difficult to separate 
>indirect impact results from the results of other causes.  The same pursuit 
>of new prey followed by the new prey's extinction might have happened without 
>the impact.
>The converse is also true; anything resulting from another cause at about the 
>same time would appear to be the result of the impact.
>Is it possible that this is one of those insoluble mysteries?  
>
I certainly cannot think of any currently attainable observation that would
clearly resolve it one way or the other.

As I suggested before: it might well take a time machine or a time viewer
to resolve the question :-)

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