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RE: Tyrannosaur stuff
> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of
> Guy Leahy
> Another interesting question in regards to this topic
> is how long it took tyrannosauroids to become
> "big-ass" after the end-Cenomanian extinction of
> carcharodontosaurids/spinosaurids. Did the early Late
> Cretaceous faunas (Turonian-Coniacian) in NA, for
> example, contain any "big-ass" predators, and if so,
> were they tyrannosauroids?? Perhaps there were some
> "big-ass" Turonian dromaeosaurs? :-)
Indeed, we would be VERY VERY interested in knowning more about the
post-Albian, pre-Campanian faunas of western North America.
Sadly, they are very very poorly sampled at present.
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Senior Lecturer, Vertebrate Paleontology
Department of Geology Director, Earth, Life & Time Program
University of Maryland College Park Scholars
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