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Re: Feducciary challenges
In a message dated 4/27/01 12:25:24 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
email@example.com writes (quoting a certain anonymous someone):
> Concerning the claim that this fossil is a dromaeosaur, I see no
> evidence of a sickle claw.
Whoever wrote this needs to read the paper. Figure 4b shows the sickle claw
> If this is the closest "nonavian" relative of
> birds, then it disproves the hypothesis that dromaeosaurs are the sister
> group of birds.
> Lastly, the claim that dinosaurs needed insulation is simply
> Even therapsids didn't need insulation in the warm, equable Mesozoic
How about the sometimes more extreme late Paleozoic climate?
> and there is no evidence that they had fur or Harderian glands.
Nor is there such evidence for the *vast* majority of fossil mammals. So?