Re: Dinosaurs....

From: zeb haradon (
Date: Thu Aug 10 2000 - 20:43:44 MDT

This is completely false. In fact, I read just a while ago that there is
stunning evidence that dinosaurs may still be roaming the Earth today! Check
it out for yourself:

>From: "scerir" <>
>To: "extropians" <>
>Subject: Dinosaurs....
>Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2000 21:18:25 +0200
>DINOSAURS were not wiped out by a meteorite or a planetary catastrophe but
>by a serious flatulence problem, according to a Chinese news report. The
>report, cited last week by BBC News Online, comes from the China Youth
>Daily. In 1991 Associated Press attributed the idea to geochemist Simon
>Brassell; this time it's an unnamed French scientist.
>The problem was apparently the amount of methane expelled by the
>dinosaurs--enough to blast a hole in the ozone layer. This in turn damaged
>terrestrial vegetation and caused a food shortage which ended the
>dinosaurs' reign.
>"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.
>(from the New Scientist)

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