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Re: The Potentials....
Michael Schmidt wrote:
> I think that would definitely have to be a troodon formosus. Dale Russell
> believes that it was evolving into a true biped. He went so far as to have
> an actual model created, showing what he believed it would look like today,
> had it not gone extinct. Kinda looks like one of those "sleestacks" from
> that old kids show "Land of the Lost". The skull cap from one of these
> animals was apparantly shown to Leakey, who thought it looked more like a
> primate skull than a dino skull.
Is a true biped, then, one that does not require a tail for balance?
Troodon...or some species of raptor...has always been my thought, mainly
because of Dale Russell's model.
BTW...I used to LOVE that show.....
John M. Dollan
Montana State University-Northern
"To make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the
universe...." Carl Sagan