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Re: Triassic pterosaur found in Argentina + Amphicoelias vertebra replica + other news
According to IOC World Bird List (http://www.worldbirdnames.org/) there are
10,534 extant bird species recognized. So birds still beat out reptiles (10,038
recognized species), if just by a few hundred. It will be interesting to see
where things stand in the next few years.
Things sure are a far cry form the 6,500 reptile species that were recognized
when I was growing up.
From: Ben Creisler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, August 2, 2014 12:09 PM
Subject: Triassic pterosaur found in Argentina + Amphicoelias vertebra replica
+ other news
Living "reptile" species surpass 10,000 and beat birds