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Re: _Odontochelys semitestacea_ comes out of its shell
How fascinating that we see this fossil so soon after _Chinlechelys
tenertesta_ (Joyce et al. in press, Proc. R. Soc. B), which was described
as supporting the osteoderm theory!
It's out? ...
... Oh. Google says it was all over the blogosphere in the beginning of
October, except for the two blogs I read regularly. Shame on me. Pulverized
coprolites over my head. <slowly sinks through floor, complete with chair>
I wonder how each group of researchers will interpret the other's
Well, how? The celebrity deathmatch will simply go into the next round. :-|
And I will add both to my developing matrix*. Bloodbath, here I
* Though certainly not this year anymore -- I'm fully occupied with
eliminating the duplicate and quintuplicate characters from the different
sources it contains, and when that is done, I'll add two or three more
published matrices, at least.