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RE: Polly Want a Dinosaur?
"Long John T. Rex"? Yeh - I can see it! :-)
On a more serious note; I found a reference from Tom Holtz from 1995 about
Archaeornithoides deinosauriscus, describing it as a maniraptoran.
From: MKIRKALDY@aol.com [SMTP:MKIRKALDY@aol.com]
Sent: Thursday, November 05, 1998 10:10 PM
Subject: Re: Polly Want a Dinosaur?
ABC News at:
has an interesting and amusing interpretation of the parrot/dino
"Ruffles Some Scientific Feathers
A Parrot Squawks Amid Dinos"
By Christine Humphreys
"Nov. 4 - Picture a drooling, snarling Tyrannosaurus rex, preparing
rip into its next kill. An ancient parrot that once lived among
in Wyoming may have looked like a modern-day macaw. Now picture a
parrot perched on the shoulder of the seven-ton beast. Pretty
Perhaps having one's own parrot was a Cretaceous status symbol/
established pecking order.