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Re: Triassic pterosaur found in Argentina + Amphicoelias vertebra replica + other news

On Sun, Aug 3rd, 2014 at 2:20 AM, Jura <pristichampsus@yahoo.com> wrote:

> 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.

How can crocs be considered 'reptiles' while birds aren't? Surely either all 
archosaurs are 'reptiles', 
or none of them are.


Dann Pigdon
Spatial Data Analyst               Australian Dinosaurs
Melbourne, Australia               http://home.alphalink.com.au/~dannj