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Re: A long post about DUMB METATHERIANS vs EVIL, SMART PLACENTALS




On Mon, 21 May 2001 Dinogeorge@aol.com wrote:

> The pattern of animal survival is essentially this: above a certain size, all 
> land and sea animals were wiped out. 

What size is this that includes the killing of smaller dinosaurs and the
escape of crocs?  

> Below this size, the extinction was more 
> random; some taxa survived, others did not.

This is hardly a _pattern_.  Merely an observation.  And a scientists job
is to discover patterns in apparent randomness.