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Re: As the kids say, *facepalm*... [Scanned]



On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 10:17 AM, Habib, Michael <MHabib@chatham.edu> wrote:
> That may be the most important take home message.  My general observation is 
> that grandiose claims regarding past environments, used to support the 
> subjective notion that animal performance in the past could not exceed that 
> seen in the present, is strangely more accepted and "marketable" in many 
> cases than the conclusion that animals in the deep past did things that 
> modern ones do not.

It'd be pretty hard to undo the "marketing" done for terrestrial
sauropods here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b4Oi5Mm3SRk

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T. Michael Keesey
http://tmkeesey.net/