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Re: _Aerosteon riocoloradensis_ takes a breath



Nobody is linking to the original PLoS article, it seems:
http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0003303

Nick
http://whyihatetheropods.blogspot.com
On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 8:52 PM, GUY LEAHY <xrciseguy@q.com> wrote:
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> Here's another article from the Chicago Tribune:
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> http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/chi-sereno-dino-websep30,0,6191642.story
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> Guy Leahy
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>> 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
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>> 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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