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Re: Origins (was: Re: Sharovipteryx)



In a message dated 5/25/00 5:20:06 PM EST, NJPharris@aol.com writes:

<< But Farlow et al. did show that it *could* work, and that was something we 
 did not know for certain before.  They threw out the argument that a 
 thermoregulatory function was impossible, and thus contributed to the growth 
 of knowledge on the subject. >>

I don't know of anybody who considered thermoregulatory function of stegosaur 
plates as impossible before the Farlow et al paper.