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RE: Trialestes, dino? croc? or proud parent to both?
David Peters wrote:
That's what I like to see. Corroborating evidence.
I know what you mean here - it's always good to receive affirmation of one's
own hypotheses. You get a nice warm fuzzy feeling inside.
However, I'd advise you to be very careful here. You could be of accused of
'cherrypicking'. Just because you find corroborating evidence (or what you
interpret as corroborating evidence), doesn't necessarily make you correct.
Look at *all* the evidence - "corroborating" and otherwise. The best
hypotheses are those that stand up to challenges, instead of pretending that
such challenges don't exist. It's much more important to account for
contrary data than simply looking for corroborating data. In other words,
don't restrict yourself to studies that (you think) back you up.
Would love to see some pix. Thanks for the reference Tim!
You're welcome. But I would strongly advise you to do some background
reading on the fundamentals of cladistics. I'll add to the chorus of DMLers
who have noted (or strongly implied) that your grounding in cladistics
appears to be quite weak.
Can you find the hidden words? Take a break and play Seekadoo!