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Re: PALEONEWS:Revealing dinosaurs' softer side



Betty Cunningham wrote-

> an excerpt:
> "Steven Spielberg should consider remaking ''Jurassic Park.'' It turns
> out the velociraptor - the nasty little dinosaur with the sharp teeth,
> hook claws, and taloned feet - had feathers."
>
> (the only thing I can think of that may be velociratporid and featehred
> is the ex-Archeoraptor tail.  Is there something else in the show they
> might be referring to?  -Betty)

Besides the general presence of feathers on coelurosaurs, they could be
referring to Sinornithosaurus in particular, which is a feathered
dromaeosaurid ("velociraptorid").

Mickey Mortimer