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What's exciting is being able to see the process in this much detail, both for
dino-birds and fish-amphibians. The more we see, the more complexly textured we
realize the evolutionary process is.
At 11:02 PM +0200 4/5/06, David Marjanovic wrote:
>> Replace "tetrapod", "sarcopterygian", and "Devonian" with "bird",
>> "theropod", and "Jurassic/ Cretaceous", and I think you have the story of
>> basal avian evolution in a nutshell.
>Replace the taxon names with any taxon names and the time with any time, and I
>think you have the story of evolution in a nutshell. :-)
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