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Re: Peering at review

In a message dated 10/21/02 3:45:11 PM EST, TiJaWi@agron.iastate.edu writes:

<< However, the available evidence supports a
 contrary phylogenetic hypothesis: the origin of birds from derived theropod
 dinosaurs of the clade Maniraptora. >>

In BCF, modern birds all fall into the clade Maniraptora. I just disagree 
with the idea that the basal maniraptoran was a large (Deinonychus-size), 
cursorial animal.