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Was Dinosaurian Physiology Inherited by Birds? Reconciling Slow Growth in Archaeopteryx

  • Gregory M. Erickson mail,

    gerickson@bio.fsu.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States of America, Division of Paleontology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Oliver W. M. Rauhut,

    Affiliation: Bayerische Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und Geologie and Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, LMU Munich, München, Germany

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  • Zhonghe Zhou,

    Affiliation: Key Laboratory of Evolutionary Systematics of Vertebrates, Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology & Paleoanthropology, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China

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  • Alan H. Turner,

    Affiliations: Department of Anatomical Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America, Division of Paleontology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Brian D. Inouye,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States of America

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  • Dongyu Hu,

    Affiliation: Paleontological Institute, Shenyang Normal University, Shenyang, China

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  • Mark A. Norell

    Affiliation: Division of Paleontology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: October 09, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0007390
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