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Re: Hummingbird -- the littlest dinosaur!



On Apr 7, 2005 9:56 PM, Paul Penkalski <turtlecroc@yahoo.com> wrote:
> By that logic, if dinosaurs are reptiles, as you
> assert in your previous msg, and hummingbirds
> are dinosaurs, then hummingbirds must be reptiles.
> Huh.

Indeed.  That's how cladistics works.  And that begs the question:
would win in a fight?  The bee hummingbird, or _Sphaerodactylus
ariasae_? (http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=dn1635)

Later,

Jordan

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