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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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