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Re: Is it bigger than a bread box?
>Sorry if this is obviously to most, but there's at least one out here who
>wouldn't be able to properly size up a Troodon between a cat and an
Bigger than a bread box, smaller than a bread wagon ;-)
The smallest Maastrichtian nonavian dinosaurs were probably in the 20-50 kg
adult body mass, and 0.7-1.0 m at the hips. If Avimimus made it to the
boundary, it was at about 11-14 kg body mass, and about 0.5 m at the hips.
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Vertebrate Paleontologist in Exile Phone: 703-648-5280
U.S. Geological Survey FAX: 703-648-5420
Branch of Paleontology & Stratigraphy
MS 970 National Center
Reston, VA 22092