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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. eVEN 
SO THE SGHARP INCREASE OF FEATHERS IN THE EARLY (sORRY, HIT THE CAPS KEY) 
C is importantfor it suggests that advancedflying birds had finally 
become abundant..... were shedding many feathers into lakes and lagoons"
There arre more references to feathers but that is a start. So fly away 
little dinobird.

Ray McAllister, Prof (Emeritus) Ocean Eng., FAU, Boca Raton, FL 33064
Diving Dinosaur, Geologist/Oceanographer/Ocean Engineer, 43 years SCUBA
mcallist@gate.net (305) 426-0808, Author Diving Locations, Boynton/Dania