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Re: Origin of Birds

In a message dated 97-12-03 21:19:46 EST, augwhite@neosoft.com writes:

<< I've seen a great deal in the last few weeks on the Feduccia and Jones 
 papers attacking the Maniraptoran (or other dinosaur) origin of birds.  
 Assume for a moment they're correct (unlikely as it may be).  What are 
 the alternatives?  Are there any other candidate lineages that make any 
 sense?   >>

Nope. Unless you can imagine flying crocs.