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Re: Troodon rarity



>In a message dated 96-08-07 22:17:24 EDT, pwillis@ozemail.com.au (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.

Exactly.  I am looking at a photograph I took of the specimen in
the display case.  I will try to upload this photo to my web page
and then announce it so others can look at it.

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Achut Reddy                     So many fossils... so little time!
achut@troodon.isp.net