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Re: Fossil Discovery Threatens Theory of Birds' Evolution
> In a message dated 6/23/00 6:50:24 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
> email@example.com writes:
> > "A point that too many people always ignored is that
> > the most birdlike of the dinosaurs, such as
> > bambiraptor and velociraptor, lived 70 million years
> > after the earliest bird, archaeopteryx,"
> Now, wait a minute!
> This statement is logical crap, anyway, as we all know. But what about
> _Sinornithosaurus_, one of the very most birdlike dromaeosaurs, which comes
> from the Yixian formation, which just a few years ago some of these same
> guys were trying to say was Jurassic!
> Nick P.
Nick is correct. There is no way that _Sinornithosaurus_ is 70 million years
younger than _Archaeopteryx_. Try more like 20-25 million. And some people
are STILL saying it is Jurassic...
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