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Re: A long post about DUMB METATHERIANS vs EVIL, SMART PLACENTALS
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From: "John Bois" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Ronald Orenstein" <email@example.com>
Cc: "David Marjanovic" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "The Dinosaur Mailing
Sent: Monday, May 21, 2001 4:27 AM
Subject: Re: A long post about DUMB METATHERIANS vs EVIL, SMART PLACENTALS
> On Sun, 20 May 2001, Ronald Orenstein wrote:
> > Unfortunately for this hypothesis, raccoon numbers have RISEN at the
> > of man. Raccoons are human commensals, reaching densities in suburban
> > areas of 69 per sq km according to "The Smithsonian Book of North
> > Mammals" -higher than their density in natural woodlands (roughly 50 /
> Great. Do you know offhand how many opossums in both habitats?
> In any case, perhaps a more fair test would be rural areas, away from the
> trash. For example, does the creation of farm land affect either animal
> in a different way?
Don't both live in forests?