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




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

> Kill off 99% of the placentals and 99.1% of the marsupials, 
> maybe the placentals will come back (as new species) sooner and keep the 
> marsupials out of the usual niches. Who knows? At some point in the impact 
> scenario, it's all contingent, all luck, all random.

So what differential survival percentages would tell you that it was _not_
random? I agree that "99% to 99.1%" could be random.