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Luis Chiappe "Sinosauropteryx" comment
While writing an article about the "Sinosauropteryx" feathered dino
discovery, I came across a quote I hadn't noticed before. Towit:
Because the feathered dinosaur would have used its downy covering to hold in
heat, it might be tempting to use the feathered dinosaur as evidence that
dinosaurs were warm-blooded. But of all the dinosaurs, Chiappe said, the
line that led to birds is among the least likely to have been warm-blooded.
Uh, what? I would have thought theropods the MOST likely to have been
warm blooded, for many reasons. What's the story on this?
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