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Re: Live From Dinosaur Island
In that case, what purpose do the coroid foramen serve? Were either
_Bambiraptor_ or _Eotyrannus_ at a loss for not having them?
My curiosity has been sparked....
From: "Mickey_Mortimer" <Mickey_Mortimer11@email.msn.com>
Subject: Re: Live From Dinosaur Island
Date: Sat, 9 Jun 2001 17:00:40 -0700
Jordan Mallon wrote-
> Are you saying that the coracoid foramen >shouldn't< be there? Because
> assuming I know what I'm talking about, it's there in the picture:
That's right. The authors state-
"Peculiarly, there is no sign of a coracoid foramen. Absence of a coracoid
foramen has also been reported for the dromaeosaurid Bambiraptor feinbergi
(Burnham et al., 2000)."
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