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Re: Selective Extinction

On Tue, 28 Oct 1997, Dann Pigdon wrote:

>       Then again, there were a lot of small species of dinos that
> seem to have been wiped out too, although birds seem to have made it
> through fine and presumably they were in a similar size group to
> small non-avian dinos.

Were there any small non-avian dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous?
Dromaeosaurids, oviraptorosaurs, troodontids, and hypsilophodonts aren't
*that* small. Not as small as the average bird, anyway.

--T. Mike Keesey
http://umbc.edu/~tkeese1 -- Dinosaur Web Pages