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birds (was Re: Selective Extinction)

>Rob Meyerson wrote:
> So, IMHO, birds survived simply because they were small.

The puzzler is that only neornithine birds survived.  Enantiornithine birds,
which by  the latest K were pretty sophisticated anatomically, did not.

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Vertebrate Paleontologist     Webpage: http://www.geol.umd.edu
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