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Re: Origin of Birds



At 08:59 PM 12/4/97 -0800, Jonathon Woolf wrote:
>Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. wrote:
>
>> (Feduccia and Martin have both published on the fact that they "know"
>> cladistic analytical methodology MUST be wrong, because it keeps on putting
>> birds within the coelurosaur dinosaurs, even when different peoples
>> different data sets are used...)
>
>Did I read that right?  Feduccia and Martin dismiss cladistic analysis
>out-of-hand, simply because it conflicts with their assumptions about
>bird origins?

   If memory serves, Feduccia says this outright in the _Audubon_ article
about _Sinosauropteryx_.

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