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Re: begging behaviour among theropods
Unless I fail to understand my own choice of words, I believe I was >clear
in what I was saying. In speaking of extant dinosaurs, one rules >out all
of Dinosauria except a small group of theropod clades which >survived the
K/T extinction events, some persisting and thriving now.
You did not say "extant dinosaurs"; you said simply "dinosaurs." And when
someone says "dinosaurs," I assume they mean all "dinosaurs," not a select
group of highly derived dinosaurs.
But, if it makes you happy, the literature I mentioned in my messages >are
concerned with highly derived, avialian, feathered, flying and >secondarily
Ooooooohhhhhhhh.... you mean "birds"!!!
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Vertebrate Paleontology & Paleoecology
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