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Re: dino symposium?



> He also showed briefly the lack
> of overlap between the mammalian body size range and dinosaur size range;
> which mammals 'filling in' the gap left behind as the dinosaur average
moved
> ever upward (and then filling in rapidly after the K/T).  Mentioned that
> juvenile dinosaurs would have had a size range implying rather higher
> interactions with mammals.

And then there are phenomena like *Repenomamus* being much bigger than
*Microraptor*.

> The holes in the skull are likely NOT bite marks; they are
> consistent with erosions from fungal parasites common as natural flora of
> the mouth (and which cause similar cavities in extant animals).

Hear, hear. :-)