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ARCHAEORAPTOR



George Olshevsky writes:

<< Why is it that any fossil that doesn't fit the cladogram/theory of the day 
is 
 called a chimera? Not to say Archaeoraptor is or isn't one, just that this 
 particular excuse is getting a little overworked (Protoavis, Avimimus, 
 Rahonavis, etc.). >>

Well.... for one thing, one of the femora looks to be at least 25% longer 
than the other, which is certainly odd in a supposedly articulated specimen.

Pete