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Re: Air sacs in extant non-avian reptiles?
In a message dated 7/31/00 10:25:09 AM, email@example.com writes:
<< Did you not happen to catch the line in the posting you quote which read:
"a shift in the convention of naming groups, with a traditional system based
on grades of organization and the current system based on nested pattern of
When you come to understand the change in this shift, you'll figure this
Of course I do, a group of palentoligists who wished very much that dinosaurs
were still alive decided that the best way to do so was to downgrade birds
from something unique and beautiful into tiny T-rexes. Since dinos are
repties, then birds, which are an unimportant group of dinosaurs who just
managed to survive to the present day, must be too. While most biologists
don't accept that, a few palentologists do, and most of them post here.