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Re: Vegetation in _Maiasaura_ nests



At 11:23 AM 9/14/95, Michael Edward Purvis wrote:
> Just wondering... John Horner's descriptions of _Maiasaura_
>nest sites includes vegetation that was presumably used to
>cover the eggs. Has the type of vegetation used ever been
>specified?

        Yes...dead ones.

        ;-)



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