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RE: _Aerosteon riocoloradensis_ takes a breath



Here's another article from the Chicago Tribune:  

http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/chi-sereno-dino-websep30,0,6191642.story

Guy Leahy


> Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2008 19:36:08 -0400
> From: MKIRKALDY@aol.com
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: _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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