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Re: Afrovenator



>From: Tom Holtz <tholtz@geochange.er.usgs.gov>
 > >
 > >Hmm, is this saying it is a maniraptoran?
 > 
 >Actually,it is nothing at all like either Velociraptor or Tyrannosaurus.
 >Afrovenator looks like a basic "carnosaur", and appears to be related to
 > Torvosaurus

Ah, then it is provisionally what I would call a megalosaurid.

I didn't *think* the picture in the newspaper looked tryrannosaurid!
 > 
 > Afrovenator was named in the Oct. 9 issue of Science.
 > 
That's official enough.

And it is one of the few journals published frequently enough
for me to have missed the publication.

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