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Re: PDF of the Coelophysis cannibalism paper
Somewhat saddened to see Rob Gay get duped on this. He submitted a
paper on this very subject, based on his 2002 SVP abstract, just
C'est la vie, I suppose.
I wouldn't worry -- Rob's paper says some things quite different from
Nesbitt et al., and in some instances provide another interpretation. Rob
also looks at many lines of evidence that Nesbitt et al. don't, so his paper
will still be quite valuable...really, it's only lost the distinction of
being the first paper to examine the subject rigorously in a while. Rob's
paper should be out in a few months in our Triassic-Jurassic Terrestrial
Transition volume of the NMMNH Bulletin series.
Jerry D. Harris
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Dixie State College
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