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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....


-Jordan Mallon

http://www.geocities.com/paleoportfolio/

From: "Mickey_Mortimer" <Mickey_Mortimer11@email.msn.com>
Reply-To: Mickey_Mortimer11@email.msn.com
To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
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)."

Mickey Mortimer





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