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RE: Misconceptions of sexual selection... etc.



> "Highlights
> ...
> "There is at present no documented case of sexual dimorphism or sexual 
> selection among dinosaurs and their relatives."
> 
> No sexual dimorphism in dinosaur relatives?  Haven't these gentlemen heard of 
> birds?  Huia?  Birds of paradise?  King parrots
(outside
> the window right now)?   

Or PEACOCKS?!?!

> Or are they being misquoted (never a surprise)?

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Email: tholtz@umd.edu   Phone: 301-405-4084
Office: Centreville 1216                        
Senior Lecturer, Vertebrate Paleontology
Dept. of Geology, University of Maryland
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Fax: 301-314-9661               

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