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Re: Bird origins



In a message dated 95-11-22 21:46:57 EST, ornstn@inforamp.net (Ronald
Orenstein) writes:

>accept GO's views that birds evolved in the Triassic

_Not_ birds: "dino-birds." Dinosaurs anatomically and structurally
intermediate between, say, _Longisquama_ and _Archaeopteryx_. Archosaurs of
modern-bird aspect did not appear until much later, probably well after the
end of the Jurassic, even the end ofthe Cretaceous.