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Re: Brrr, bone chilling paleopolar summers(Polar dinosaur growth and other new papers)

The presence of marine reptiles in polar waters is not relevant because 
they could easily move in and out according to the seasons the cost of swimming 
a given distance in streamlined swimmers being so low. 


In a message dated 8/7/11 5:35:28 PM, augustoharo@gmail.com writes:

<< Bakker wrote mosasaurs were also present at high latitudes,

but given that isotopes show they had a high body temperature, their

metabolic or activity regime would have much differed from that of

Recent squamates, turtles and crocodiles.  >>