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I have no problems being descended from some rat-like creatures that survived a global castrophe. Its not what you were but what you become that is important.
Yes, we were once small fish snacked on by big fish, then we were snacks for frogs, crocodiles, then snacks for dinosaurs, giant birds, cats, dogs and bears.
Finally we have evolved! Now we can wreak ironic revenge on the tastier members of the animal kingdom, the rest we will just exterminate.
I'm off to have a tuna sandwich.
MMMMmmmmm.... Giant chicken wings... :-d
We were evolved from rats?
That is unbelievable.
Isn't it Amazing, to think how We've Evolved/Gone/Grown from PREY to PREDATOR?
Peace, Love & Respect.
What's interesting is that mammals were essentially "locked" in rat-sized role, the rest of the food chain take by the extremely successful dinosauria family. The K-T event destroyed the earth's food chain by blocking out the sun and killed all larger more specialized life forms. One can assume that only small, efficient scavengers survived.
So essentially, the K-T event created a blank slate, and the winner was no longer the best contestant(the dinosaurs) but the one fastest to evolve and fill up the vacant niches. For some reason, the mammals won that race. That's one question I would like explained, why would the mammals win a competition they had lost for 120m years consecutively? Are are we, the current dominant species, going to be the big losers in the next mass extinction?
What does this “hard as that thought may be for those snacks’ human descendants to digest.” phrase mean? Does this mean that it is hard for us(human beings) to beleive the thought that diosaurs were digging to eat the mammals hid in the burrows? Please explain?
Ever stared into the eyes of a bird? its disconcerting.
...and mammals snacked on dinosaurs
Big fish eat small crocodiles. Big crocodiles eat big fish. Groundbreaking discovery.
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