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brooding oviraptor, etc.



Several commentators on this list seem to be of the opinion that the 
recently discovered "brooding ovirpator" was buried during a sand storm.  
First question:  Have sedimentologic studies demonstrated the eolian 
nature of the sediment immediately surrounding it?  Second question:  Do 
we have sedimenologic data on any of the other remarkable Mongolian 
finds, such as the _Velociraptor_ and _Protoceratops_ buried while 
engaged in mortal combat? I'm having trouble accounting fot the latter by 
a gradual burying in wind-borne sand.  


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Norman R. King                                       tel:  (812) 464-1794
Department of Geosciences                            fax:  (812) 464-1960
University of Southern Indiana
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