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_Aerosteon riocoloradensis_ takes a breath



News release:
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-09/uoc-nmd092908.php
 
http://www.reuters.com/article/newsOne/idUSTRE48S8ZO20080929
"The team named the dinosaur Aerosteon riocoloradensis, meaning "air bones  
from the Rio Colorado," because its bones have pockets and a sponge-like 
texture  called "pneumatization" in which air sacs from the lung invade the 
bone."
The art is by Todd Marshall.
 
Mary
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