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Re: flights of fancy (or "I'm brave, but I'm chicken****")



In a message dated 95-12-07 07:07:04 EST, ornstn@inforamp.net (Ronald
Orenstein) writes:

>>Skin impressions of large theropods exist, and they show no feathers. On
the
>>other hand, skin impressions of _Pelecanimimus_ do show some kind of
>>featherlike structures(!), albeit neither contour feathers nor flight
>>feathers.
>>
>
>I was not aware of this.  Details?  Anyway, Are there skin impressions of
>any (other) non-avian maniraptor?

See the original description of _Pelecanimimus_ in one of last year's
_Nature_ issues. I don't recall seeing anything else on maniraptoran skin
impressions.