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REPTILES (was: Re: Spinosaurus/Lost World)

Bruce Thompson wrote:
<<But pliosaurs aren't dinosaurs, but true reptiles, aren't they?>>

Well....  Dinosaurs are true reptiles, but then again so are birds....  I
believe Reptilia is cldistically defined as (+Turtles, +Crocs, +Lepidosaurs).
 So dinosaurs and pliosaurs (I believe) and birds are reptiles.  Pliosaurs,
are however not dinosaurs, just as dinosaurs aren't pliosaurs.

Peter Buchholz

"I'd like to think that they were singing about something so beautiful it
can't be expressed in words; and it makes your heart ache because of it."