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Re: PTEROSAURS, PROTOBIRDS, AND CONVERGENCE



I tend to agree with you on this George.

    Allan Edels

-----Original Message-----
From: Dinogeorge@aol.com <Dinogeorge@aol.com>
To: jjackson@interalpha.co.uk <jjackson@interalpha.co.uk>; dinosaur@usc.edu
<dinosaur@usc.edu>
Date: Monday, October 05, 1998 11:37 PM
Subject: Re: PTEROSAURS, PROTOBIRDS, AND CONVERGENCE


In a message dated 10/5/98 7:57:50 PM EST, jjackson@interalpha.co.uk writes:

<< Wait until the ?feathers? turn out to be Caudipteryx style feathers;
Sinosauropteryx style feathers aren?t feathers at all. >>

Actually, I kinda expect "Sinosauropteryx style feathers" to be on all
dinosaurs, unless secondarily lost or converted into stuff like stegosaur
plates, keeled scutes, spines, etc.