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Re: on being a paleontologist

As an amateur, I find it gives me a sense of extended
lifespan to "see" the past. 

--- Ian Paulsen <birdbooker@zipcon.net> wrote:
> HI:
>  One question I have wondered about recently about
> being a paleontologist
> is doesn't it get depressing after awhile? After all
> you are studying
> species that for the most part are no longer around!
> Isn't dealing with
> extinction/ extinct species depressing?
> -- 
> Ian Paulsen
> Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
> A.K.A.: "Birdbooker"
> "Rallidae all the way!"