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Re: Archaeopteryx

>From: larrys@zk3.dec.com
 > It is fairly obvious that bats evolved from gliders based in
 > the trees or in rocky areas - but they did so a _long_ time
 > ago.

Fossil bats with well-developed wings are known from the Eocene,
I think from the Early Eocene.  This puts the origin back a bit,
perhaps even back to the Late Cretaceous.

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