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Re: Giant birds

>>Their is a brid called Palaeocursornis from the late Cretaceous of Rumania
that has been cvalled a ratite but I tihnk its too fragmentory to be sure
what it really is  - apart from a bird!!  But Dan sorry I am not sure what
you arae asking.<<

I'm not sure what I'm asking.  It is in the nether-regions of cladisitics that
language starts to break down.  At what point to we distinguish between
dinosaurs and birds?  When is something a flightless bird and when is it a
dinosaur.  Sometimes, I think we should go back to medieval taxonomy and just
call them all "two-footed beastes".