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it's just so much easier if you people agree that the stupid things are
ALL birds but only the bird group that survived the KT was Aves.

-Betty

Dinogeorge@aol.com wrote:
> 
> In a message dated 11/1/99 4:29:12 PM EST, eamalitz@hotmail.com writes:
> 
> << If its an Oviraprotorosaur then this seems
>  to punish the bird-> flightless theropod model. I >>
> 
> Actually, it supports the bird->flightless theropod model. The oviraptorosaur
> (if that is what it belongs to!) pygostyle is best explained as a feature
> acquired as a flight adaptation that was retained in the ground-dwelling
> descendant form.

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