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Re: Mammals preying on giant azhdarchid pterosaurs!




On Sun, 21 May 2000, Michael de Sosa wrote:

> > predatory guilds today appear to limit the distribution and evolution of
> > large egg laying mammals.  This is my hypothesis at least.  Another
> 
> I'm assuming you meant "animals," not "mammals," right?

Yes, I meant "animals".  But, in a sense, why not mammals, too?  Isn't the
fact that monotremes and multituberculates didn't inherit the Earth--or at
least the large animal niche--additional support for my hypothesis.