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Featured Dinosaurs

Discussion in 'Science and Religion' started by peacecrusader888, Apr 11, 2017.

  1. peacecrusader888

    peacecrusader888 Active Member

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    We know that dinosaurs were huge animals. Did they evolve from something?
     
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    Yes they did evolve, although dinosaurs actually came in a number of different sizes from very small (about the size of a chicken) to very large
     
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  3. Terese

    Terese Mangalam Pundarikakshah
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    They sure did! :D

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  4. danieldemol

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    Dinosaurs evolved from other reptiles.
     
  5. Kirran

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    Smaller animals.
     
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    Reptiles?
     
  7. Augustus

    Augustus the Unreasonable

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    Well if dinosaurs evolved from reptiles how come there are still reptiles?


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  8. Valjean

    Valjean Veteran Member
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    You're joking, I assume.
     
  9. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest I have the kavorka
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    If bacon is the most advanced of cured meats, why is there still pork roast?
     
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    As was pointed out, some where actually pretty small, such as the velociraptor which was only about the size of a turkey (not at all even close to the size Jurassic Park depicted them). We also know that dinosaurs were not all around during the same time, and many came and went extinct even before the mass extinction that killed the rest off.
     
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    First take a gander at this: The Tree Room

    Then take a gander at this: Misinterpretations and intuitive ideas about evolutionary trees

    And then take a gander at this (which has some important, more up to date developments on this branch of paleontology such as revised classification schemes): A Brief History of Dinosaurs


    And then various trees like this:
     
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    Dinosaurs weren't reptiles.
     
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    Not all reptiles evolved in the same direction.

    We hear this approach a lot from creationists in that, if humans came from apes, then why are there still apes?
     
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    LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    Why is the relative size important?
     
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    Yeah. Minisaurus.
     
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    No. They were created by god so Jesus had something to ride around on.
     
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  19. Augustus

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    The internet disagrees with you. They were indeed reptiles.

    Dinosaur even means 'terrible reptile/lizard'. I'm not sure that is very accurate though as people still talk about them today which means they must have been pretty good at being reptiles. A terrible reptile would be something like the kawekaweau which nobody has ever heard of even though it went extinct much more recently. Especially as it can't even blame a giant meteor for losing it's place at the table of the living thus must accept sole responsibility for its failure to perpetuate its genes.
     
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    Dinosaurs are terrible reptiles. They don't even have the right number of chambers in the heart. Also some dinosaurs are fluffy and cute. [​IMG]
     
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