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RE: Mammals preying on giant azhdarchid pterosaurs! (JOKE)



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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dinogeorge@aol.com [mailto:Dinogeorge@aol.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2000 10:34 AM
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Re: Mammals preying on giant azhdarchid pterosaurs!
> 
> What seems most unbelievable about this hypothesis is that it 
> requires small mammals everywhere, all of a sudden and in
> concert, all across the world, from Australia to Africa to
> Asia to the Americas, in all kinds of environments, to
> suddenly became so dashedly efficient at consuming dinosaur 
> eggs that all the dinosaurs are extinguished at almost 
> exactly (if not exactly) the same time!

ID4 deja-vu: The tiny egg-eating mammals around the world
coordinating their "eggattack" with their equivalent of tiny radio
transceivers and Morse code. And the, finally, the attack itself:
"Cover me. --- Egg within range! --- I'm going for it... FOX THREE!!"
<grin>

Met vriendelijke groeten,
Jarno Peschier, jarnop@ccs.nl

P.S. A feeble attempt to get this message at least a bit back
on-topic: Does anyone know when the first known relatives of _Vulpes_
emerge in the fossil record? And do foxes eat eggs...?

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