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Re: Long Necked Giraffes And Their Hearts



 I take it he meant mammals?

> "There are not many animals that have evolved to have a very long
> neck," says giraffe expert Professor Graham Mitchell from the
> Centre of Wildlife Studies in Onderstepoort, South Africa.

No, he most likely meant _extant_ animals. He's evidently a neontologist, who does biology in three dimensions instead of all four.

"The present is not the key to the past. The past is the key to the present, and to the future."