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Re: Troodon rarity
In a message dated 96-08-07 22:17:24 EDT, firstname.lastname@example.org (Paul
Willis) writes (quoting Achut Reddy):
> >But it was truly a thrill to see the world's best-preserved Troodon
> >skeleton last week at the Royal Tyrrell Museum. This marvelous specimen
> >is fully articulated and complete, although curiously folded upon itself.
> >Each of its claws including the ones on the hands are clearly visible,
> >perfectly preserved all the way to the sharp tips. It was not found
> >in the US however.
> Would this be the specimen the Canadians found in China? I saw a slide of
> the specimen in 1992 when preparation was at an early stage.
This sounds like the holotype specimen of _Sinornithoides youngi_.