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Re: Re: Raptor Intelligence



From: th81 <Thomas_R_HOLTZ@umail.umd.edu>
 > 
 > AVOID THE 'ROID!
 > 
 > I really like Dale, and he has supported my work, but I REALLY dislike the
 > 'roid.  Not as an excerise, but because it wound up looking so humanoid.
 > Troodontids already had a bipedal gait and manipulative hands, and given
 > that many dinosaurs had heavy skulls but retained a horizontal spine, I do
 > not think the totally erect posture is justified.

Yay!  Somebody else who has the same objection I do.

If I were to do a droid, I would *keep* the horizontal posture.

My main changes would be a larger head on a shorter neck,
and probably blunter, more generalized fingers.

swf@elsegundoca.ncr.com         sarima@netcom.com

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