Re: Dinosaurs....

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Thu Aug 10 2000 - 17:00:39 MDT

Zero Powers wrote:
> >From: "scerir" <>
> >
> >DINOSAURS were not wiped out by a meteorite or a planetary catastrophe but
> >by a serious flatulence problem, according to a Chinese news report.
> <snip>
> >"The animals, weighing from 80 to 100 tonnes, would eat on average between
> >130 and 260 kilos of food every day. They would fart non-stop," the Chinese
> >paper tells its surprised readers.
> Oh great. I finally get my kids to comprehend how a rock falling from space
> could wipe out all the dinosaurs. Now I have to explain how farting is a
> danger to the planet?!? Sheesh, guess that means we're going to have to cut
> way down on our garlic intake ;)

And to think of all the difficulty my parents went to to get my little brother
to stop farting at the dinner table...

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