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Re: Arctic duckbill dinosaur exhibit in Anchorage and other news



On Tue, Jun 17th, 2014 at 4:25 PM, Ben Creisler <bcreisler@gmail.com> wrote:

> Australian newspaper gives out dinosaur cards to collect (click on
> each card to enlarge image -- can't vouch for all the facts and
> reconstructions...)
> 
> http://dino.thechronicle.com.au/cards.php

That *Velociraptor* needs to go on a diet, weighing 91 kg at just 1.8m in 
length (most of that 
length being tail). That's around five or six times too heavy.

The presence of phorusrhacids in a 'dinosaur' card collection is a pleasant 
surprise, although the 
presence of pterosaurs (and a mesosaur) would seem to counteract that. At least 
there weren't any 
mammalian megafauna.

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