[ExI] ‘Survival of fittest’ is disputed

Dave Sill sparge at gmail.com
Tue Aug 24 11:41:47 UTC 2010

On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 3:06 AM, BillK <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:
> "For example, even though mammals lived beside dinosaurs for 60
> million years, they were not able to out-compete the dominant
> reptiles. But when the dinosaurs went extinct, mammals quickly filled
> the empty niches they left and today mammals dominate the land," he
> told BBC News.

So the mammals were more fit to handle to whatever made the dinosaurs
extinct, but because they waited 60 millions years they don't get
credit for the win?


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