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CyberLegend aka Jure Sah jure.sah at guest.arnes.si
Mon Mar 11 08:31:30 EST 2002


John Seney wrote:
> Dartmouth professor came out with a book about 20 years ago - something
> like "Weavers of the Enchanted Loom" suggesting the dinosaurs real
> problem wasn't extinction due to a comet hit and climate change but
> non-adaptability after the coment hit. Said a lot of animals made
> out OK because their brain size in relation to the rest of the body
> gave them mobility and adaptability. Just eating, breathing, balancing,
> hunting, and walking used up 99% of dinos resources.

As far as I know, dinosaurs are reptiles and reptiles have reptilitan
brains which are not constructed to be adaptable. So their brains might
be the size of a bus, it dosen't really make a diffirence.

This is the case where intelligence doesn't depend on size, because it's
simply not there.

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