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closest relative of dinosaurs

Post by kyros » Fri May 07, 2010 11:33 am

Which is the closest relative of dinosaurs?reptiles or birds?
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Post by biohazard » Fri May 07, 2010 11:46 am

Birds.

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Re: closest relative of dinosaurs

Post by kyros » Mon May 10, 2010 7:42 am

i have the exact same opinion.i haven't read it somewhere specific i just knew it,but some time ago i heard another opinion.it claims that we had jumped to the conclusion that birds come from dinos due to lack of evidence,but recently a new evolution link for birds had be found and we have left the dino-theory behind!!!
it's an opinion from a greek biology high school teacher,that i have heard from second hand so i it's not very reliable...so i i would like to have and other opinions
thanks in advance for your replies.
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Post by Darby » Tue May 11, 2010 7:49 pm

The consensus seems to be that birds actually are surviving theropod dinosaurs - the evidence for this is pretty overwhelming.

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Post by Hobble » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:15 am

Wasn't there some small feathered, tree-dwelling dinosaur that was discovered in China some time ago?!?

I figure that is some solid evidence that they are closely related. Reptiles were different from dinosaurs...

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Re: closest relative of dinosaurs

Post by surendran » Wed Jul 21, 2010 4:10 pm

reptiles
are closely releted to dinosaurs.not birds.

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Re: closest relative of dinosaurs

Post by enarees » Fri Aug 20, 2010 8:53 am

kyros wrote:Which is the closest relative of dinosaurs?reptiles or birds?



Dinosaurs were a product of atmosphere containing much oxygen.

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Re: closest relative of dinosaurs

Post by JackBean » Fri Aug 20, 2010 9:35 am

enarees wrote:
kyros wrote:Which is the closest relative of dinosaurs?reptiles or birds?



Dinosaurs were a product of atmosphere containing much oxygen.


what? :roll:
http://www.biolib.cz/en/main/

Cis or trans? That's what matters.

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Re: closest relative of dinosaurs

Post by DoryTaylor » Fri Aug 20, 2010 7:49 pm

enarees wrote:
kyros wrote:Which is the closest relative of dinosaurs?reptiles or birds?



Dinosaurs were a product of atmosphere containing much oxygen.



Uh, who told you that? Seriously...


Like all organisms in evolution, they're just a product of adaptive niches. These adaptive niches probably opened up post the Permian–Triassic extinction event.

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Re: closest relative of dinosaurs

Post by enarees » Sat Aug 21, 2010 5:09 am

DoryTaylor wrote:Uh, who told you that? Seriously...


Like all organisms in evolution, they're just a product of adaptive niches. These adaptive niches probably opened up post the Permian–Triassic extinction event.


Create a terrarium rich in oxygen and reproduce reptiles and birds parthenogenetically!
And even without selecting the big ones, they will separate by themselves.

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Post by JackBean » Sat Aug 21, 2010 7:10 am

birds parthenogenetically? :roll:
http://www.biolib.cz/en/main/

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Post by DoryTaylor » Tue Aug 24, 2010 8:34 am

JackBean wrote:birds parthenogenetically? :roll:


Right, I don't think any species of birds can produce parthenogenetically.

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