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re: theropods



 From: "Considine, Blaise" <BPC.APA@email.apa.org>
 > weren't the segnosaurs (I hope I spelled that correctly) theropods? and 
 > weren't some of them herbivorous?

I don't think so.  At least not so far as I know.

 > What's the deal with this group anyway? 
 > Are they in any way related to the prosauropods to which they share 
 > several similarities (long neck, quadrapedal/bipedal stance). Is this 
 > group a bridge between the theropods and sauropods? 
 > 
This was one theory for awhile.  Current data supports the
theory that they are simply a somewhat aberrant group of
maniraptors.

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