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Re: Kakuru question



Dann Pigdon wrote-

> ...it was possible to determine that this astragalus differed
> significantly from that of any other theropod (but one, and
> that yet to be studied). ...
>
> Since Avimimus was already discussed in the article, does anyone know
> off hand which theropod HP Molnar was refering to? If it was written in
> the late 1980s / early 1990s, with the latest referenced date in the
> addendum 1991, I'm assuming the mystery theropod has since been studied.
> Obviously HP Molnar would know, but I believe he has left our sunny
> southern shores, and I haven't noticed any posts by him to the list in
> recent times. Does anyone have any clues?

Norman (1990) states "... Molnar (pers. comm.) reports an undescribed tibia
and astragalus from Africa which is very similar."
Seems Molnar will have to clue us in on exactly which specimen this is.

Mickey Mortimer