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Re: NEW BOOK: Mesozoic Birds


Just to let you know that has been in Dinosaurnews feature book section for
the past month - great publication, well done

best wishes

----- Original Message -----
From: "Laura Driussi" <laura.driussi@ucpress.edu>
To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, November 26, 2002 8:31 AM
Subject: NEW BOOK: Mesozoic Birds

> Dear Dinosaur Mailing List:
> The University of California Press has just published a new 500-page book
on Mesozoic birds (http://go.ucpress.edu/mesozoicbirds)
> Mesozoic Birds: Above the Heads of Dinosaurs
> Edited by Luis M. Chiappe and Lawrence M. Witmer (Witmer is a subscriber
to this list)
> The book covers a wide range of topics, including discussions of avian
origins, the fossil record of feathers and footprints, bone histology, and
locomotor evolution. Controversial taxa such as Protoavis, Caudipteryx, and
Mononykus receive special treatment. But the heart of the volume presents
the anatomy, relationships, and paleobiology of the undisputed Mesozoic
> The complete table of contents (which names the authors of each chapter)
is available online: http://go.ucpress.edu/mesozoicbirds
> I am sending this message with the permission of list editor Mickey Rowe.
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