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Re: Deinonychus & Velociraptor -- together at last?



In a message dated 95-09-18 16:26:18 EDT, RaptorRKC@aol.com writes:

>In older dinosaur publications, and in recent 'crappy' kiddie books, we see
>that cool dino Deinonychus as a pubic boot-less, Allosaur-headed, scaley
>animal. 

That's because John Ostrom's earliest papers on _Deinonychus_ had the skull
restored slightly incorrectly and placed the huge coracoids into the pelvis
where the pubes should have gone (he thought they were pubes, you see).

G.O.