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Re: Introductory paper on transitional dinosaurs aimed at educators

Indeed, but we still need the respective references and not to google "Nature + Falcarius" to know from where it comes .

Roberto Takata a écrit :
The figures are credited at Acknowledgments section:
"Acknowledgments Support for this project was provided by the
National Geographic Society, the National Natural Science Foundation
of China, and the US National Science Foundation.
Images provided by permission of G.S. Paul (1b,c, 3a, 5d, 7a, 8a,
b), K. Carpenter (4b), American Museum of Natural History (2g,h), D.
Nicholls (1a), D. Norman (1d), T. Maryanska and Palaeontologia
Polonica (6), P. Sereno and J. Vert. Paleo. (5b,c), S. Sampson and J.
Vert. Paleo. (2b,d), R. Molnar and the Queensland Museum (4c), Yale
Peabody Museum (2a,c,e,f), P. Galton (1e, 3b), Nature (7b, 10a,b),
and Royal Soc. London (10c)."


Roberto Takata

On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 12:27 PM, Jocelyn
Falconnet<j.falconnet@gmail.com> wrote:
I'm pretty surprised to see that the figures are not credited in the paper
of Clark & Xu. Some of them come obviously from personal data (e.g, photos,
Dilong, Falcarius, Guanglong, Yinlong) but some others are not, such as the
reconstruction of Psittacosaurus mongoliensis, taken from Osborn (1924).
Also, I would like to know where the reconstruction of Brachiosaurus brancai
is coming from: it does not resemble the ones I was used to see lastly. Is
it all new ?

Jocelyn Falconnet
Muséum national d'Histoire naturell
Paris, France