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Re: Comments on _Planet of Life_ (was: Dinosaur mummies)



>Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. (Thomas_R_HOLTZ@umail.umd.edu) writes:
>>c) They implied that sauropods had vanished by the Cretaceous (the survived
>>in North America until the mid-Cretaceous and flourished throughout most of
>>the world until the bitter end)...
>
>_Alamosaurus_ was the last holdout, wasn't it?
>

Alamosaurus was almost certainly a migrant (from South America or Europe),
since there are no demonstrably older titanosaurid bones in the U.S.

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Vertebrate Paleontologist
Dept. of Geology
University of Maryland
College Park, MD  20742
Email:Thomas_R_HOLTZ@umail.umd.edu (th81)
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