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Re: "Feathery fossil shows birds aren't dinosaurs"



In a message dated 6/24/00 3:13:51 PM EST, jeffmartz@earthlink.net writes:

<< How can say the argument that "something is
 abesent from the fossil record then it didn't ever exist is hogwash" in
 support of BCF, but use that same argument against the existence of
 bird-like Jurassic dromeosaurs proceeding Archaeopteryx? >>

Because we >do< have fossils of post-Archaeopteryx dromaeosaurs. The 
collection bias is not nearly the same as for dino-birds.