Re: Crocodile Rock

chris brochu (
18 Oct 1995 17:52:02 GMT

In article <4632tt$> , writes:
>Put when the ancestral animal first crawled into the sea that would give
>rise to the seal species we have today, I very much doubt it had any of
>these three features either. And it survived.

Actually, it probably did - it was probably a lithe swimmer, much like an
otter. And the ancestral otter is very easily derived from a more
generalized weasel. IOW, it probably swam quite well from the get-go.