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



In a message dated 5/24/01 3:40:03 AM EST, david.marjanovic@gmx.at writes:

<< Crocs were lying flat in the freshwater. This may have had an effect.
 *Brachychampsa*, an alligator apparently specialized for crushing turtles,
 did die out. >>

Right. Don't know of any croc genus or species that passed through the KT 
boundary but there must have been a few. Suspect only small crocs survived 
the impact, then re-evolved larger forms in the early Tertiary.