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Re: Albertaceratops pic with quills

On Tue, Jan 19th, 2010 at 11:38 AM, evelyn sobielski <koreke77@yahoo.de> wrote:

> > http://www.zbrushcentral.com/showthread.php?t=80511
> If the bases are expanded like in the picture, then how are they
> quills?

Most of the definitions for 'quill' that I can find basically boil down to "a 
hollow spine". Provided the 
structures were hollow, and had no bony core (which would make them horns or 
dermal ossicles), 
then I suppose 'quill' in it's broadest defintion might suffice.


Dann Pigdon
GIS / Archaeologist                Australian Dinosaurs
Melbourne, Australia               http://home.alphalink.com.au/~dannj