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RE: Kraken vs. Ichthyosaurs
On Sun, Oct 16th, 2011 at 2:20 AM, Erik Boehm <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have a feeling that BS like this is how myths got started millennia ago.
The natural proclivity for fishermen to exaggerate has probably resulted in
many 'sea monster'
stories. A 7m giant octopus can become a 70m ship-eater in just a few
retellings of the tale. Not
that you'd have to exaggerate much if you sighted a 17m oarfish though.
Regarding the Triassic kraken; I believe a book is in the works, to be
published in Britain, that will
argue that this particular kraken was exibiting pathological behaviour.
The book will cost six quid.
Spatial Data Analyst Australian Dinosaurs
Melbourne, Australia http://home.alphalink.com.au/~dannj