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Mammalian palaeobiology

Living large in the Cretaceous

Discoveries of large, carnivorous mammals from the Cretaceous challenge the long-held view that primitive mammals were small and uninteresting. Have palaeontologists been asking the wrong questions?

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Weil, A. Living large in the Cretaceous. Nature 433, 116–117 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1038/433116b

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