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Re: Hollow theropod bones



>From: tidwell@ix.netcom.com (Virginia Tidwell)
 > Why do you think that 
 > they (tyrannosaurs) don't fit on the Carnisaur clade?

The article written by Dr. Holz last year answers this in some detail.

In short, they share many features with Oviraptor, Avimimus,
the troodontids and the ornithomimids.  The most interesting
of these is the narrowed metatarsals, what Dr. Holz calls the
"arctometatarsalian condition".

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