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RE: Scott Hartman's troodont in _Science_



> From: owner-dinosaur@usc.edu [mailto:owner-dinosaur@usc.edu]On Behalf Of
> Roberto Takata
>
> On 10/21/05, Nick Pharris <npharris@umich.edu> wrote:
> > Nice to see a little media play for our own HP Scott Hartman:
> >
> > http://sciencenow.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2005/1021/1
> > [Picture caption:
> > All in the family. A new dinosaur species helps connect birdlike dinos to
> > dinolike birds (such as Archaeopteryx, shown here).
> > CREDIT: Sally A. Morgan; Ecoscene/CORBIS]
> 
> The Archie picture shown there is a real specimen or an artistic 
> interpretation?
> 
It's a not-very-good artistic interpretation that unfortunately news 
organizations treat as if it were real...

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