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Re: Why did small dinos become extinct?
I have wondered why tehre was not a mass exctinction to go with the really
hot period at the Paleocene-Eocene boundary. What went extinct then?
Also, were there not fairly good sized carnivorous feathered dinos, aka
toothed predator birds, running around atleast until then?
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From: "David Marjanovic" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "DML" <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2007 7:03 AM
Subject: Re: Why did small dinos become extinct?
The forams behaved exactly as expected of them: the planktonic ones mostly
died out, as did most of the rest of the plankton, and the benthic
(sea-floor) ones took no notice (...only to suffer a major mass extinction
10 million years later, at the Palaeocene-Eocene boundary, when the whole
world became really hot, deep sea included).they did.
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