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On Tue, 24 Mar 1998, Tom T wrote:
> I'm going to say this, simple and short: ARE BIRDS DINOSAURS? Since I
> asked a simple question, please give me a simple answer.
It can't get more simple than "Yes."
By Gauthier's cladistic definition of Dinosauria (the most recent common
ancestor of modern birds and _Triceratops_ and all of its descendants),
they are dinosaurs.
--T. Mike Keesey
DINOSAUR WEB PAGES -- http://www.gl.umbc.edu/~tkeese1/dinosaur/index.htm