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Re: JP - Frog DNA



In a message dated 96-07-30 18:56:56 EDT, Tompaleo@AOL.COM writes:

> In a message dated 96-07-30 11:18:00 EDT, Ken Sharman wrote:
> 
>> ) Which is the current group of animals closest to the dinosaurs -
>> frogs or birds...?
> 
> It's still the Archosaurs. Crocodyles!  The only surviving archosaur group.

Birds are also archosaurs, and more closely related to all dinosaurs than are
any crocs. The crocs (and other thecodontians) diverged from the dino-bird
lineage earlier than the various dinosaur groups.