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Re: The beak of C. dui



In a message dated 4/5/00 2:00:58 AM EST, dbensen@gotnet.net writes:

<< It is possible that we're seeing a large radiation of a succsessful
 group in Confucusornis.  How would future paleontologists sort the
 fossilized remains of warblers? >>

Not just possible but very likely. The entire fossil record of Mesozoic 
theropods and birds is just the tip of a giant iceberg, especially of the 
smaller forms.