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Re: Fate of Protoarchaeopteryx(Pygostyle origins?)
Luis Rey wrote:
> The three of them were presenting a poster with the same title that included
> remarkable bird embryo photographs compared directly to photographs of
> dinosaur specimens.
Oh, how I would love to see these images published!
In the mean time, I will console myself with illustrations comparing bird embryo
features with a series of evolving non-avian theropod features in Dingus' and
Rowe's _The Mistaken Extinction: Dinosaur Evolution and the Origin of Birds_.
spite of Haeckel's egregious "artistic license" in illustrating the "Ontogeny
Recapitulates Phylogeny" hypothesis, there is still something to be said for the
Of course, it is precisely because of this artistic license aspect that I would
much prefer to see (and show students) the real thing in photographs. Not to
that photos couldn't be faked, but you get my point.
-- Ralph W. Miller III email@example.com
"And here is an actual photograph of the Loch Ness monster."