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Re: Dinosaur with down
In a message dated 96-10-24 03:42:20 EDT, email@example.com (Lora
E. Nelson) writes:
> Unfortunately, no mention was made as to when this discovery was made or
> to the name of the little critter. Has it been named yet and if so, what is
> it called and to what groups of dinosaurs is it related? Does anybody on
> the list have any information about this little animal?
The unofficial name is _Sinosauropteryx prima_, announced Oct 11 in a news
article for the London _Times_ by science editor Nigel Hawkes. The name won't
become official until the formal description is published, maybe even later
this year (rush job, according to Phil Currie).