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Re: Evidence For a Feathered Velociraptor...



On Wed, Sep 26, 2007 at 12:05:40PM +0200, David Marjanovic scripsit:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Graydon" <oak@uniserve.com> Sent:
> Wednesday, September 26, 2007 2:25 AM
>> But the quill knobs are expensive, and we know that other linages of
>> velociraptorin theropods lost them
>
> Do we? Those of *Velociraptor*, like those of *Rahonavis*, are very
> small.  Has anyone ever looked for quill knobs in other
> dromaeosaurids?

Point.

That was overly strong.

Though don't we have maniraptorans, at least, with good skin impressions
and nothing but fuzz, rather than retrices?

-- Graydon