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Re: T. rex monograph & CD



----- Original Message -----
From: "Thomas R. Holtz, Jr." <tholtz@geol.umd.edu>
To: "dinosaur" <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Thursday, January 23, 2003 10:26 AM
Subject: T. rex monograph & CD


> Greetings,
>
> Just wanted to do a brief review of the SVP Memoir 7:
>
> ....
>
> (As a side note, Brochu points out that "reversed sexual dimorphism"
> (female larger) is most marked in those predatory birds which fly after
> other birds, a behavior which (I quote) is "something tyrannosaurs likely
> did not do."  :-)
>

Now that we have to consider the possibility that _Tyrannosaurus_ had flight
feathers on its thighs, I think Chris Brochu should reconsider his hasty
conclusions about tyrannosaurs' aerial abilities.

Chris


S. Christopher Bennett, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Basic Sciences
College of Chiropractic
University of Bridgeport
Bridgeport, CT 06601-2449