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Re: Why Did Mammals Survive the 'K/T Extinction'?
forget the bugs. eggs! lots of yummy eggs! cooked too.
When I wake up
First thing I do
Is to look around
for something to chew
Feeding myself is very, very tricky
Because you see, I'm ridiculously picky
(Ozzy from the land before time kids videos)
hoards of thundering thimble sized rodents with recidivist egg teeth.
Cold, dark, 24/7 - just the way they liked it.
On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 6:47 AM, Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. <email@example.com> wrote:
> An additional factor not mentioned in the news article (but possibly in
> their research) is that tiny mammals need only find a tiny bit of food in
> absolute terms (grams), even if they need a relatively large amount (grams
> food/grams of mammal) due to high metabolic rate. And it would have been
> easier to find crumbs than a banquet.
> Paul Heinrich wrote:
>> Probing Question: Why did mammals survive the 'K/T extinction'?
>> Thursday by Nick Bascom, Research/Penn State, January 28, 2010
>> Why Did Mammals Survive the 'K/T Extinction'? Science Daily
>> January 31, 2010,
>> Paul Heinrich
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