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Re: Theories on the extinction of dinosaurs

In a message dated 11/20/99 5:33:56 AM Pacific Standard Time, 
jbois@umd5.umd.edu writes:

> > Doubt that anything like humans would have appeared 
>  > among the mammals.
>  Well, humans are so far down stream of 65 mya, such speculation is
>  meaningless.  A more useful statement might be: Primates would not have
>  evolved were it not for the extinction of non-avian dinosaurs.

Correct me if I'm wrong (I'm sure somebody would have anyway :-), but hadn't 
Primates likely already appeared at the time of the K-T extinctions?

--Nick P.