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Re: Two new birds and other China stuff

    If anyone could PLEASE translate (even if just a part of the text) the
texts that are all in chinese... I guess it's not just me who is pretty
excited by the news, but don't understand a thing (sorry... :)...)
    Thanks for any help,
        Marcel Bertolucci
    ( mbertol@zaz.com.br )
"Dinosaurs are the most interesting and amazing mystery of nature!"

----- Original Message -----
From: <bh480@scn.org>
To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Saturday, June 16, 2001 6:52 AM
Subject: Two new birds and other China stuff

> From: Ben Creisler bh480@scn.org
> Two new birds and other China stuff
> The first-half-of-March 2001 issue of Kexue Tongbao 46(5):
> 371-377 (Chinese version of Chinese Science Bulletin)
> described two new birds from the Liaoning region: Yanornis
> martini and Yixianornis graubaui. Unfortunately I can't
> get the Chinese Science Bulletin web page to display the
> Chinese characters properly to decipher the authors, the
> title and the abstract
> (http://www.scichina.com/kz/0105/kz0371.stm ).  The PDF
> version of the article does not work for me either. One of
> the authors appears to be Zhou Zhonghe based on the email
> address.  The cover of the issue can be seen at
> http://www.scichina.com/kz/0105/kzfm05.stm and shows
> Yanornis.
>  I'll post a quick translation of the text explaining the
> cover --it appears to be another enantiornithine.  Let's
> hope the English translation of the abstract and paper is
> posted soon to clear up the name(s) of the author(s) at
> least. Anybody have more info?
> Repenomamus
> The original description of the Liaoning mammal
> Repenomamus appeared in the first-half-of-December 2000
> issue of Kexue Tongbao (another case of a major date
> discrepancy between the original Chinese publication and
> the English-language version). In theory the PDF version
> of the Chinese article should be available at
> http://www.scichina.com/kz/0023/kz2545.pdf
> The file opens but I keep getting weird error messages and
> can't read it.
> The ref should be corrected to make the official
> publication date 2000:
> Li, J., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., & Li, C. 2000. A new family of
> primitive mammal from the Mesozoic of western Liaoning,
> China. Kexue Tongbao 45(23): 2545-2549 (2000)/Chinese
> Science Bulletin 46(9): 782-785 (2001).
> Chinese Paleo Publications
> The following website can be used to order various Chinese
> publications about paleontology directly from China:
> http://www.hceis.com/product/index/paleontology.htm
> Note that Hou's 2000 Picture Book of Chinese Fossil Birds
> can be ordered here too, though the price is pretty steep.
> This book is the less technical follow-up to his out-of-
> print Mesozoic Birds of China (published in Taiwan in
> 1997):
> http://www.hceis.com/product/index/paleontology/picture%
> 20book%20of%20chinese%20fossil%20birds.htm