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Re: Dr. Holtz' secret: Buitreraptor gonzalezorum
A curious note from Msnbc: "But the Buitreraptor fossil in South
America, which dates back 90 million years and closely resembles
fossils from the North, means one of two things: Either dromaeosaurs
existed when Pangea was intact, or the newfound Buitreraptor and its
northern look-alikes evolved separately yet with remarkably similar
Not that I'm the biggest fan of secondary flightless dromeaosaurs, but
doesn't this discussion leave out the possibility that Buitreraptor's
ancestors flew to the southern hemisphere in the Early Cretaceous?
David Marjanovic wrote: "This is probably what HP Scott Hartman will
present as an impressively
complete troodontid at the SVP meeting."
Shhh....never mind ;) See you all there!
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