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Re: How intelligent were dinosaurs ?

At 12:50 AM 2/4/98 +0000, Paul Charlton wrote:
>Has anyone got information about the how intelligent dinosaurs were ?

I accept the assessment of dinosaurian intellegence that John McLoughlin
gives on pages 104-106 of his book _Dinosauria_; in brief that the fact
that dinosaurs, like birds, seem to have had their seats of intellegence 
in the _corpus striatum_ rather than the cerebal cortex as in mammals,
that like birds dinosaurs were significantly more intellegent than sheer
brain size would indicate.

                                  -- Dave