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Re: "Megaraptor"?



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>>What's a dromaeosaur doing in South America? What's known of it? Are they
>>really going to name it "Megaraptor"? (I hope so, because I've already put
>>it on my website -- yes, I'll put up a new name before the drop of a hat.)
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>That is indeed the name.  And, as dromaeosaurids are now known from the
>slightly older Cenomanian units of northern Africa, an Argentine one isn't
>too surprising.
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>Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
>Vertebrate Paleontologist     Webpage: http://www.geol.umd.edu
>Dept. of Geology              Email:th81@umail.umd.edu
>University of Maryland        Phone:301-405-4084
>College Park, MD  20742       Fax:  301-314-9661

Don't forget that southeastern Australia had dromaeosaurids way back in the
Aptian/Albian!

Cheerio
Brian Choo