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Re: New Bird/Dinosaur Book



I haven't seen the book, but it's on order! And as the author is Luis Chiappe, I'm sure he shares your view - authors don't usually get to write their publisher's blurbs.

At 08:56 PM 15/10/2006, Dora Smith wrote:

This book has two problems.  First, it costs $70.

Second, it takes the approach that birds evolved from dinosaurs.

A book worth $70 would take the perpsective that birds are dinosaurs, and examine the birdlike characteristics of the other dinosaurs. If they are going to discuss how birds EVOLVED from dinosaurs, I don't even know whether to expect the dinosaurs to ahve feathers, let alone behaviors that resemble those of modern dinosaurs.

Yours,
Dora Smith
Austin, TX
tiggernut24@yahoo.com

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Subject: New Bird/Dinosaur Book


http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0471247235/ref=pe_snp_235



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