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Re: New National Geographic Series
Dan Varner wrote:
What Australian taxa were represented in the "Super Predators"
Didn't catch that episode, but I did see the trailer which showed all the
taxa being discussed, and I saw only the thylacine; no Thylacoleo or
carnivorous kangaroos, or pliosaurs for that matter. This week's episode
was on the mammoth (is the emperor/imperial mammoth the one that lived
alongside Clovis man?) and the extinction theory put forward is that the
mammoth population was weakened by diseases brought by humans, more
precisely by their dogs.
Raymond Thaddeus C. Ancog
Mines and Geosciences Bureau