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Skippy the baby (was Re: tyrannosauus)



At 10:02 AM 12/8/98 -0800, Betty Cunningham wrote:
>has an aproximate age been given to Scippy yet?
>Was he a teen, an adult, or a juvenile?

The authors describe how they do not thing that _Scipionyx_ has even gone
through its first set of replacement teeth, and that it was probably just a
hatchling.

(Personally, I'm hoping it turns out to be a hatchling _Deltadromeus_...)

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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