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RE: Sauropterygian falls?
From: Tim Williams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Subject: RE: Sauropterygian falls?
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2005 17:11:20 -0600
Renatos Santos wrote:
Perhaps off topic but I can't help wonder what animals would constitute
this type of communities in the Mesozoic as there were sauropterygians and
ichthyosaurs in those days.
(Thanks for the link to a very interesting article.)
My understanding of this stuff (which is reinforced by the Nature article)
is that whale carcasses provide the foundation of a unique ecosystem due to
the sheer size and 'fattiness' of the beasts.
well, in that case, what insulation method would ichthyosaurs (et al marine
* = :)