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Re: Juravenator

That's the Berlin Archaeopteryx specimen, not "Juravenator".

Mickey Mortimer

From: Jean-Michel Benoit <s.aegyptiacus@wanadoo.fr>
Reply-To: Jean-Michel Benoit <s.aegyptiacus@wanadoo.fr>
To: dinosaur@usc.edu
CC: jigruiz@unizar.es
Subject: Re: Juravenator
Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2006 21:11:35 +0100

Can't see the photo clearly but it bears the same kind of position (folded
arms with expanded hands) as some *Archaeotperyx* or *Microraptor* ones .
Postmortem convergence, due to... what? You can't expect all individuals to
die the same way. Is there any muscle/ligament or what you want that can
produce this? Are birds and kin known to present statistically the same
posture after death?
Just curious

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jose Ignacio Ruiz-Omeñaca" <jigruiz@unizar.es>
To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, March 15, 2006 6:58 PM
Subject: Juravenator

> a new compsognathid from the Late Jurassic of Germany > > http://www.todito.com/paginas/noticias/186129.html > > will be published in the next issue of Nature (March 16, 2006) > >