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Re: Extinction due to "blue balls"
On Tue, 20 Apr 2004, Waylon Rowley wrote:
> This reminds me of the idea that mammals gobbled up
> all the dinosaur eggs, leading to their eventual
> extinction. It seems a bit of a stretch.
While I agree with everything else in this post, the above statement is
too simplistic. Were large hadrosaurs camped out nesting on today's
Serengeti, mammals, birds, and varanids(?) would undoubtedly destroy
either their hatchlings or their eggs. So, the idea itself is not a