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the fuzzy psittacosaur and the Dinosaur Mailing List on Science's online site

For those with access to the ScienceNOW site (part of Science Magazine's
online presence), a short report (detailing nothing new about the specimen
from what was discussed on the list: sorry) can be found here:

The article begins "A dinosaur with a strange, bristly tail set
paleontologists abuzz last week after grainy photographs of the fossilized
creature began crisscrossing the Internet""  and includes the following:
"Speculation began around 20 August, when Michael Schmidt, a fossil dealer
in Edmonton, Alberta, forwarded color photos of the specimen to some members
of the DINOSAUR Internet mailing list."

Also included is a link to the DML archives.

                Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
                Vertebrate Paleontologist
Department of Geology           Director, Earth, Life & Time Program
University of Maryland          College Park Scholars
                College Park, MD  20742
Phone:  301-405-4084    Email:  tholtz@geol.umd.edu
Fax (Geol):  301-314-9661       Fax (CPS-ELT): 301-405-0796