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Re: Triassic birds



In a message dated 95-12-04 10:59:30 EST, theropod@garnet.berkeley.edu (John
R. Hutchinson) writes:

>>Unless positively identifiable
>>bird remains start showing up in the Triassic-Jurassic, the
>>Chatterjee-Olshevsky hypothesis is speculative.
>>
>>GSPaul
>
>Right on! Now we're getting somewhere!
>
>

Labeling something as speculative gets us no farther than we are. The BADD
version of avian origins is more speculative than BCF; only more people have
bought into it. Indeed, BADD is almost certainly wrong, BCF has a good chance
of being right.