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Re: Evidence For a Feathered Velociraptor...



On 9/23/07, Dora Smith <villandra@austin.rr.com> wrote:

> What I'm saying is that if a number of lines of dinosaurs were structured
> exactly like birds and were fully flighted, this supports the idea that
> modern birds may not all be of one lineage.

Actually it doesn't. Even if "birdness" evolved more than once,
Cenozoic birds are united against the various Mesozoic bird lineages
by many idiosyncracies supporting that they evolved from only one of
those lineages.

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Andreas Johansson

Why can't you be a non-conformist just like everybody else?