Mammals' ancestor was not as puny as ...

Mammals' ancestor was not as puny as we thought

There are 3 comments on the New Scientist story from Oct 7, 2012, titled Mammals' ancestor was not as puny as we thought. In it, New Scientist reports that:

The common ancestor of modern mammals was tiny and shrewlike, living unobtrusively in the shadow of the dinosaurs - or so we thought.

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#1 Oct 7, 2012
But it wasn't a mouse that tried to take over the world.

Was it?

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#2 Oct 7, 2012
"A large mammal ancestor that ultimately gave rise to all modern mammal groups, including the rodents, might simply have failed to fossilise."

Because it was puny!

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#3 Oct 7, 2012

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