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Re: Weird mammal cladograms, and dino implications



>Getting back to dinosaurs, this reminds me of some fascinating stuff I
>heard here recently about paleogeography and bird evolution.
>Specifically, that cariamas, turacos, caracaras, phorusrhacoids, and
>others represent a distincively South American radiation of birds.  Do I
>have that right?
>
>-Nick Pharris

This is news to me - references?  And as turacos are confined to Africa
today, do they really belong here?
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