[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Subject Index][Author Index]
Re: Feathers on Bloody Everything
> remember, for all it's worth, Mark Norell's statement that _Tyrannosaurus
> rex_ is more closely related to extant birds than to other members of the
> dinosaur "clan."
Of course, I meant to write that, anatomically speaking, _Tyrannosaurus
rex_ has more in common with extant birds than with _certain_ other members
of the "_Dinosauria." I don't mean to imply that the big girl is more akin
to a hummingbird than to _Albertosaurus_! (I think Norell said something
like: more in common with the birds of today than with _Triceratops_).
-- Ralph Miller III email@example.com