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Re: If you had a time machine...
At 12:14 PM -0700 9/29/09, David Krentz wrote:
>What "greatest hit" moment from the Triassic to Late Cretaceous would you
>dream of witnessing? And with what creatures doing what to whom? I know under
>your cynical science hats there is still a wide-eyed kid!
The diversity of small feathered (or protofeathered, or fuzzy, or whatever)
avian and non-avian dinosaurs figuratively standing around the base of the
avian family tree.
A bird staring a sauropod eyeball to eyeball, or just perched on its head, to
show the tremendous variety in scale.
Four-winged dinosaurs gliding down or parachuting down from the trees.
The evolution of dinosaurs from Triassic archosaurs, and some comparisons of
the two when they were contemporaries.
A "giant" mesozoic mammal such as Repenomamus dining on small or baby
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