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Re: SINOSAUROPTERYX is not a bird!

At 02:30 PM 4/18/97 -0400, Ronald Orenstein wrote:
>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).

   The Chinsese namers considered it a bird, hence the name.

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