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Re: First Feathered dino pics?
Greg Paul (GSP1954@aol.com) [along with Dan Varner (firstname.lastname@example.org)]
<April 1975 in Bakker's Dino Renn article in Sci Amer, the feathery
Syntarsus by Sarah Landry (reproduced in the Sci Amer Book of the Dino).
Have found no evidence of anyone earlier presenting such an outrageous
concept (tachymetabolic feathered dinosaurs as ancestors of birds, now
Heilmann's *Compsognathus* being excepted? The integument illustrated
was nearly identical in body plumage to his *Archaeopteryx* and the work
was to infer *Compsognathus* from Solnhofen was feathered.
As for tachymetabolic and feathered ancestors of birds, there is always
Jaime A. Headden
Little steps are often the hardest to take. We are too used to making leaps
in the face of adversity, that a simple skip is so hard to do. We should all
learn to walk soft, walk small, see the world around us rather than zoom by it.
"Innocent, unbiased observation is a myth." --- P.B. Medawar (1969)
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