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Re: Dinosaur article

In a message dated 95-12-11 23:32:39 EST, jpoling@infinet.com (Jeff Poling)

>>I wish we had some protein samples from the keratinous covering of
>>and stegosaur scutes, sauropod dorsal ornaments, and hadrosaur beaks. I
>>bet money that it's the same stuff as that which makes up feathers.
>   So ... how do the proteins of crocodilian scales and scutes compare with
>those of bird feathers?

For this, we turn the microphone over to Alan Brush...