----- Original Message -----
Sent: Sunday, July 29, 2001 5:26 PM
Subject: Re: Speculative dino
Andy Farke <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>If we are doing a speculative scenario with no KT event, we mustn't
forget the Marine reptiles. maybe Mosasaurs invade freshwater
enviroments, evolving into forms filling >the niches of todays
crocodiles. Meanwhile, their marine relative get even more serpentine
and sea serpent like. Maybe filterfeeding pliosaurs will evolve?
Perhaps crocodiles and champsosaurs and other critters would
have just stayed in that niche. . .
Hhhmm, if we are positing no K/T, but still the same climatic/ecological
changes, than the champsosaurs wouldn't survive to modern