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Re: Bambiraptor (middle ground approach?)
Since specimens = data, losing the specimen = losing all of the data. We
can maybe preserve a copy of some of it, but to me that is not enough.
...not to mention that photographs and casts canNOT replicate internal
details -- histological, microscopic, pneumatic, etc. features from the
insides of fossils won't be picked up in a cast of the external features.
Jerry D. Harris
Dept of Earth & Environmental Science
University of Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia PA 19104-6316
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