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Re: DINOSAUR digest 901



In a message dated 96-02-12 00:14:45 EST, you write:

>One possible problem with this, is the breastbone seen in all bird species,
>but
>not seen in any dinosaur (including Archy).  It is possible that this
feature
>succeeds in marking birds as "different enough" to place in their own
>category?

Sternal plates are known in Velociraptor.  They are also known in
Archaeopteryx.

Peter Buchholz
Stang1996@aol.com