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Re: [Re: [Suchomimus tenerensis]]

In a message dated 11/26/98 4:12:36 AM Eastern Standard Time,
qilongia@yahoo.com writes:

   Aardvarks are not anteaters. They're more closely related to
 elephants than anteaters. As for the Meliphagidae, giant anteaters are
 large, reaching almost to the average man's hip at the shoulder, while
 most anteaters (like the tamandua) are far smaller (and arboreal,
 hardly analogous). >>

Having already responded to this point, may I nitpick to say that anteaters
are the Myrmecophagidae ("ant eaters"), not the Meliphagidae ("honey eaters",
the Australian bird group including the honeyeaters and friarbirds)?

-Christian Kammerer