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RE: China finds new species of big, bird-like dinosaur
I had similar question - I had a crack at reconstructing Deinochierus as a
giant oviraptosaur as a school project in 89/90 (knew nothing about anatomy
etc at time, and nothing about the literature) - can't help making the
comparison now, though only a tenuous link to that attempt:
Sorry, couldn't help mentioning it here...
>John Conway Wrote:
> Since the abstract doesn't mention it; I'm going to ask the obvious
> question: how similar is it to /Deinocheirus/?
> Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. wrote:
> >> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu]On Behalf
> >> Vincent Fernandez
> >> Does anybody have heard about this:
> >> I can't find the PDF on the lastest issue of Nature...maybe on the next
> > It comes out later today (about 5 h 30 min from now or so...).
> > Until then, I remain quiet.
> > But it's cool... :-)
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