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Re: Deinonychus and Velociraptor

On Sun, 2 Jul 1995 DAVEH47@delphi.com wrote:
> How do members of the list feel about Paul's (and apparently _Jurassic
> Park_'s) lumping _Deinonychus_ in with _Velociraptor_?  I for one just can't
> believe that they are the same genus; their skulls look too different to me.

I agree also, plus there is differences (Velociraptor vs. Deinonychus) in 
body size (2m vs. 3-4m), geographic (Asia vs. North America) location, and
time (late Cretaceous vs. middle Cretaceous)

---John Schneiderman (dino@revelation.unomaha.edu)