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> Does anyone know what happened to Chatterjee's "Protoavis"? I
> recall it did stir up a bit of a row a couple of years ago.
Very little. Chatterjee and Martin still think it is a bird.
Everybody else thinks it is either a chimera or at least not
at all avian (though perhaps a sphenosuchian)
Most paleontologists really aren't giving it much attention,
on the grounds that it is too badly mangled to be adequately
studied. (The specimens were badly crushed shortly after
The peace of God be with you.