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Re: Mononykus and Avimimus

Dinogeorge wrote:
> Ah yes--when things don't seem to be working out, invoke the old
> "chimera" argument! It's been applied to _Protoavis_, and now to
> _Avimimus_. >>Sigh!<<

I write (and sorry if this sounds like a flaming):

Except for a lot of dinosaurs, it turns out to be correct - 
_Alectrosaurus_, _Sanpasaurus_, _Procompsognathus_, the teratosaurids. 
Possibly _Protoavis_ as well (sorry but this thing just ISN'T a 
bird!).  But _Avimimus_ seems OK to me.