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Re: Insulation



At 12:43 PM 4/19/97 -0700, you wrote:
>Hi,
>
>Which of these animals were small enough that, if they were warm-blooded, 
>they would need fur or feathers for insulation: 
>
>Dilophosaurus

Ummm, you DO realize that Dilophosaurus was a relatively big predator, with
a hip height of perhaps 1.5 m and a length of 4 m, certain popular movie
depictions notwithstanding?

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Vertebrate Paleontologist     Webpage: http://www.geol.umd.edu
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