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Re: BAAD BCF
> Evolution thrives on diversity. We have seven or eight specimens of
> _Archaeopteryx_ as the _entire_ fossil record of volant aviforms for the
> _entire_ Jurassic period. I suspect we're missing a few!
Indeed. In fact if one takes an avian cladogram and inserts on
it the earliest known specimens from each lineage, it becomes obvious
that the fossil record of birds is *abysmal*. I would be surprised
if we have one species in 100 in extinct birds.
The peace of God be with you.