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RE: Reconstructing DNA (was Re: Dino-fuzz found in amber?)

> Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2011 13:09:47 +1000
> From: tijawi@gmail.com
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Re: Reconstructing DNA (was Re: Dino-fuzz found in amber?)
> Anthony Docimo <keenir@hotmail.com> wrote:
> > given that the manus of both is modified, can it really be considered an 
> > unmodified shared
> > condition? (thus leaving the pes as the only option)
> Two responses:
> (1) I never said it was "unmodified shared condition" - I was refuting
> RT's claim that it was.
> > For example, the> > functionally tridactly in T-rex and chicken would be 
> > regarded as a> > unmodified shared condition.
 if you're refuting it, why ask if he means the hand or hte foot?  wouldn't you 
only ask for further specification if you agreed?  hence my statement.
> > if there's been no evolution, then what you call a chicken, is 
> > *Tyrannosaurus
> > rex* full stop.
> What a ridiculous thing to say.
of course it is - that's the point of humor. (and I made that half of the post 
to be humor)