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RE: Caudipteryx dongi
Daniel Bensen (email@example.com) wrote:
<Ah, all right. Sorry about that.>
Why? I may not revell in the exhuberance of others, but I do know this
is the first freely available expo of all three types of skeletons and may
be the only time many on this list have seen the skeleton of *C. dongi* at
all, much less *C.* sp.. The last epithet is used from the authors
themselves, though the reference specimen (BMP 0001) was referred to *C.
zoui*. A much more detailed skeleton is available for all species, if
anyone wants it, and I want it to be clear my skeletons are one of the few
exceptions I make to borrowing of my images from the web, though you
should still ask me, and I can get better versions than available through
Mike's most excellent Dinosauricon.
So, I do understand the energetics. But, it is not the end-all, be-all.
Jaime A. Headden
Little steps are often the hardest to take. We are too used to making leaps
in the face of adversity, that a simple skip is so hard to do. We should all
learn to walk soft, walk small, see the world around us rather than zoom by it.
"Innocent, unbiased observation is a myth." --- P.B. Medawar (1969)
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