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Today's Stupid Question



Can anyone explain how the titanosauriform Ornithopsis -- known only
from a couple of dorsal verts on display at the NHM, London -- came to
be called "bird face"?

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/o ) \/  Mike Taylor   <mike@miketaylor.org.uk>   www.miketaylor.org.uk
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(Photo of BMNH R.89-90, courtesy of Randall Imris, at
http://www.miketaylor.org.uk/tmp/ornithopsis.jpeg
if anyone's interested.)