Very Early Ancestors

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Very Early Ancestors

Postby Gary Svindal » Wed Sep 03, 2014 8:09 pm

One of our very early ancestor specie loved hunting at night. The ability to see well in the dark enabled these Synapsids to thrive, and they probably hunted in packs. Modern mammals lack this night vision ability, so the adaptation did not last. Explains why I love to walk in the dark, but cannot see a damn thing,

“One of the best known and oldest of the ancient synapsids is Dimetrodon, a sharp-toothed, 11-foot-long (3.5 meters), four-legged predator whose back was topped by a remarkable semicircular sail-like structure. The study found Dimetrodon probably was nocturnal, hunting at night like many big cats today.” ... ancestors/
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