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Re: Pterosaur hair and Dino feathers



>Hi, I am in the middleof Greg Pauls Predatory Dinosauirs of the World
>and on page 122 he discusses feathers. He says trhatn feather impressions 
>are known from the Ctretaceous but not from the Triassic or MOST of the 
>JuraSSIC.  MY CAPS. Also, p 67, Among these are feathers, some from 
>Australia. Early Cretaceous! aND " EVEN LONG WING FEATHERS KNOWN FROM 
>THIS TIME WOULD HAVE COME FROM FLYING aRCHAEOPTERY-LIKE PROTOBIRDS.

All the more reason to suspect that feathers are a bird specialty, not a
broad-based dinosaur feature.
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