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Re: Early mammals ate dinosaurs
Thanks for posting that, Guy.
<<Fossil Is Proof of Mammal Eating Dinosaur >>
I ate one at Christmas. Correction: that was venison.
<<It contradicts conventional evolutionary theory that early mammals were
timid, chipmunk-sized creatures that scurried in the looming shadow of the
That's not evolutionary theory. Still, the challenge of a journalist is to
write stuff that engages their readership. They're allowed to get details
wrong. (I do the same.)
<<The larger, second fossil also is a Repenomamus, but considerably larger.
It measures more than 3 feet long and probably weighed more than 30 pounds.
Scientists have named it R. giganticus.>>
Good grief! I don't like the generic name, but the specific name seems