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Re: mosasaur babies/no marine dinos
If penguins are dependent on cold water currents, and cold water currents
reach the equator, the equator is not a barrier.
On Thu, 3 Jan 2002, David Marjanovic wrote:
> > On Wed, 2 Jan 2002, Ronald Orenstein wrote:
> > > Penguins actually have a broad latitudinal range, from the Equator (the
> > > Galapagos Penguin) to the coast of Antarctica.
> > This falsifies the equatorial barrier hypothesis.
> Why? The Galápagos islands are in the Humboldt Stream. The equator by itself
> is of course no barrier, the warm water is.
> The Great Auk is *Pinguinus impennis*, BTW. The penguins, or at least some
> of them, are called *Spheniscus*.