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Research Article

Evidence for Avian Intrathoracic Air Sacs in a New Predatory Dinosaur from Argentina

  • Paul C. Sereno mail,

    dinosaur@uchicago.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Ricardo N. Martinez,

    Affiliation: Museo de Ciencias Naturales, San Juan, Argentina

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  • Jeffrey A. Wilson,

    Affiliation: Museum of Paleontology and Department of Geological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • David J. Varricchio,

    Affiliation: Department of Earth Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, United States of America

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  • Oscar A. Alcober,

    Affiliation: Museo de Ciencias Naturales, San Juan, Argentina

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  • Hans C. E. Larsson

    Affiliation: Redpath Museum, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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  • Published: September 30, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0003303
  • Published in PLOS ONE

About the Authors

Paul C. Sereno
Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Ricardo N. Martinez, Oscar A. Alcober
Museo de Ciencias Naturales, San Juan, Argentina
Jeffrey A. Wilson
Museum of Paleontology and Department of Geological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
David J. Varricchio
Department of Earth Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, United States of America
Hans C. E. Larsson
Redpath Museum, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Corresponding Author

Email: dinosaur@uchicago.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Involved in writing sections of the paper: PCS, RNM, JAW, DJV, OAA, HCEL. Participants in the fieldwork: PCS, RNM, JAW, DJV, OAA, HCEL.