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Re: New refs (medium)



Nick Pharris <npharris@umich.edu> wrote:

>Crocs invaded (and still inhabit) a niche (aquatic ambush predation) in
>which, it has been argued, it is beneficial to be ectothermic.

Given variation in food availability, croc biogeography would be
substantially different if they were endothermic. They might also not have
survived the K-T event, but obviously we have no evidence of that.

Adam