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Re: Archie bones



In a message dated 96-02-02 17:50:06 EST, martz@holly.ColoState.EDU (Jeffrey
Martz) writes:

>     I believe Tom Holtze pointed out last time this came up that no one 
>has cracked open a specimen (gasp) to look, but that there is absolutey no 
>reason to beleive that they are not hollow. 

In Gavin de Beer's 1954 monograph on _Archaeopteryx_, he lists one of the
"reptilian" characters of _Archaeopteryx_ as _solid_ bones. If anyone should
know, it's Sir Gavin.