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Re: mosasaur babies/no marine dinos
Implicit in this is your assumption that cold currents _never_ could have
brought them North. This seems unlikely to me. Don't know the answer to
your question, though.
On Thu, 3 Jan 2002, David Marjanovic wrote:
> > If penguins are dependent on cold water currents, and cold water currents
> > reach the equator, the equator is not a barrier.
> Indeed not. But the end of the cold current is. This is what IMHO prevents
> them from getting farther north. Otherwise they would breed on Clipperton,
> wouldn't they? Are there any on the Isla de Cocos or on Malpelo (both near
> Galápagos, around 5°N)?