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RE: Dinosaur Planet, parts 3 & 4



Quoting Ken Carpenter <Kcarpenter@dmns.org>:

> It has all sorts of derived features that tend to be ignored so
> that it can be a stand-in for the primitive condition, namely: major changes
> in the skulls (broader than deep, loss of antorbital fenestra, reduction of
> supratemporal fenestra, complete modification of the suspensorium, etc.)...

And possibly--just possibly--even secondary ectothermy.

Nick Pharris
Department of Linguistics
University of Michigan