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Mononykus -- a misnomer?
While I was at SVP last year, I came across a rather nice sculpture of
_Mononykus_ (only fault I could see was the lack of feathers ;), I forget by
whom. A rather interesting thing the sculptor had done to it was put two
tiny extra fingers on each hand, something I had never seen in a
reconstruction before. I asked around a little, and was told that the two
little fingers were a recently discovered trait of _Mononykus_. Is this
true? Is _Mononykus_'s name really a misnomer*?
"Drink up. The world's about to end."
* OK, so even IF those two extra fingers are legit., that doesn't
_necessarily_ mean _Mononykus_ is a misnomer ... does it?