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Re: the tonight show



In a message dated 1/10/01 8:02:08 PM EST, NJPharris@aol.com writes:

<< But George was referring to this situation:
 
 A --> B --> C, E
 
 A --> D
 
 C and E represent modern birds in George's statement, and D represents 
 _Velociraptor_.  C and E are equally closely related to D, since the most 
 recent common ancestor of C and D is A and the most recent common ancestor 
of 
 E and D is also A. >>

Yes, that's exactly how it would work out.