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Re: New Cretaceous bird and other papers



>       If these families did split later in the Paleocene, we certainly
won't
> be confined to Antarctica for evidence, so we shouldn't let a molecular
> estimate like this dissuade us from searching for fossil evidence in
places
> other than just Antarctica.

_Nothing_ should dissuade us from looking for fossils _anywhere_. But
Neornithes seems to have originated and diversified in South America +
Antarctica + Australia, so down there we have the greatest chance of finding
interesting LK Neornithes.