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Re: Gigantoraptor stuff

For some mysterious reason, the listprocessor appears to be ignoring
mail from Greg, so I'm here as a conduit:

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From: GSP1954@aol.com
Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2007 11:58:05 EDT
Subject: Re: Gigantoraptor stuff
To: dinosaur@usc.edu, mrowe@lifesci.ucsb.edu

The presence of giant oviraptors may offer an explanation for the existence 
of the gigantic egg rings from similar sediments. That the eggs were partly 
exposed favors their being incubated under a feather pelage. 

The elongated legs of Gigantoraptor is similar to those of giraffes, and 
probably evolved to increase vertical feeding reach. As per giraffes, the long 
legs would also allow high speed, but probably not faster than ornithomimids 
tyrannosaurs of similar size. 

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