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RE: New troodontid in PLoS ONE

> Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2010 12:45:41 +1100
> From: dannj@alphalink.com.au
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Re: New troodontid in PLoS ONE
> On Fri, Dec 17th, 2010 at 11:17 AM, Matthew Martyniuk wrote:
> > The reporter seems to have gotten a little confused... From the paper:
> > "Troodontid possessing a maxilla with extensive pneumatization
> > internal to the antorbital fossa, inflating the bone so that it has a
> > triangular cross-section;"
> >
> > That is, the bone is inflated by a static pneumatic cavity. It was not
> > inflatable like a balloon.
> The article also states that Geminiraptor had feathers on its limbs. That's 
> quite a feat of detective
> work if only maxillary fragments have been recovered.
It can only mean one thing:  Sir Richard Owen is alive and well once again.