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RE: mystery creature



> From: owner-dinosaur@usc.edu [mailto:owner-dinosaur@usc.edu] On Behalf Of
> Afmayor@aol.com
> Sent: Friday, January 14, 2005 7:05 PM
> To: vrtpaleo@usc.edu
> Cc: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: mystery creature
> http://www.africadirect.com/productsdesc2.php?ID=12962
> Can anyone identify the model for the skeleton? Does it resemble a known
> living reptile? Are there any dinosaurian elements? Could it be a hybrid
> of living and extinct species?

The skeleton is an exact match for the Dilophosaurus at Berkeley. Even the
disarticulated hind limbs are in identical poses.

See http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/dilophosaur/intro.html for a picture of the
"real" skeleton (with its discoverer).

Andy