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Skippy (was Re: Dinogeorge Digest special edition (long))



At 10:03 AM 8/12/98 -0700, Betty Cunningham wrote:
>does Scyppy count as Archie size?

Perhaps, but it is almost certainly a hatchling (Dal Sasso & Signore suggest
it hadn't even gone through it's first set of teeth).  Given the disparate
size between hatchling and adult dinosaurs, _Scipionyx_ may have grown up to
be a much bigger animal...

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