timothy from the don't-worry-it's-the-*large*-paper-clip dept.
linxx points to this Discover article, writing: "A 195 million year old mammal the size of a paper clip is thought to run around the earth along with the dinosaurs." Not everyone is convinced yet that this is a true mammal, either -- but like other aspects of science, it's an ongoing attempt to find a line of best fit.
I am not now, nor have I ever been, a member of the demigodic party.
-- Dennis Ritchie