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Re: walking with beasts fact files
Thats not a peeve!
from the lip-service to marsupials in the family tree at
"In the Late Jurassic, Australia split away from the rest of Gondwanaland,
and took with it its own collection of dinosaurs and marsupial mammals."
There, THATS a peeve!
>While we're venting our peeves, I must say I am much bothered by the
>implication in the phylogram that there was some sort of unified "ape"
>lineage after the "hominids" branched off. Maybe by "apes" they meant
>"gibbons" (which do account for the majority of living ape species)? In
>that case, the "ape" and "hominid" lineages should have split way before