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Eotyrannus skull size?
I've been trying to work out the sizes of the preserved skull elements for
Eotyrannus, using the "A Preliminary account..." paper from Cretaceous
Problem is, using Fig.3, the left max. as preserved works out at approx.
189mm, but using Fig.7 the same bit works out at 267mm!
Dunno if I'm doing something wrong, but I'd be very grateful if someone
could please give me sizes for any of the preserved elements of Eotyrannus.
(The nasal's 220mm, that's all I've got. Oh, and just to display my total
ignorance, is the bit at the bottom of the page the part that contacts the
With regards to Valdoraptor, Darren Naish wrote: "As for whether it's valid:
longish answer = wait for the paper, short answer = no." and ""I once
punched a bloke in the face for saying Hawk the Slayer's rubbish.. but what
I should have said was 'Ok Dad, let's give Krull a try, and we'll talk about
So, Darren, you're not "defending the 'Valdoraptor' genre with terminal
intensity", then? :)
"Then one day you get back from aerobics, and there he is, panting over the
half-eaten remains of some hapless handyman you left fixing the tumble