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Re: SINOSAUROPTERYX is not a bird!



At 04:22 PM 4/18/97 PDT, you wrote:
>I have a picture of _Sinosauropteryx_. I would be surprised if it iss a
>bird. It looks more like a _Compsognathus_. Its pubic bones are typically
>saurischians, so it should not be a bird.
>
>Felix Landry

Just to clarify - no one ever said it was a bird.  What was claimed was
that it was a dinosaur with feathers - an idea that seems quite
questionable, now (it seems to have had some sort of external structure,
but I guess that is as far as we can go).
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