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Re: "Sleeping Dragon"

Jaime A. Headden wrote-

>   The fact that *M. long* seems to have a sleeping habit that is so
> similar to that of modern birds means that the two probably share a common
> ancestor not much older than the dinosaur itself, the authors add.

Bah!  Sinornithoides shows the same posture, but there was no fanfare in

>   Add *Mei long* to the troodontid analyses while you can, Mickey!

Yeah, I'm coding it as we speak.  The article references Xu's dissertation
for some details, which would be quite interesting to read.

Mickey Mortimer
Undergraduate, Earth and Space Sciences
University of Washington
The Theropod Database - http://students.washington.edu/eoraptor/Home.html