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Re: Diminutive dinosaurs
> Is there any reason (biological/ecological or other)
> why we should not expect there to have been tiny
a little addition: NON-AVIAN. oops!
> dinosaurs, in which the adult size is far smaller
> the Compsognathus? Could dinosaurs exist in which
> adult would fit in the palm of your hand for
> NB this is not a question about preservation
> So, is it possible? The simple answer is probably
> because lizards and frogs etc. got there first" but
> am interested in the possibility.
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