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Re: BADD BCF
In a message dated 95-12-06 14:22:28 EST, martz@holly.ColoState.EDU (Jeffrey
> I'm still of the opinions that the arboreal origin of birds is no more
>likely than the crusorial theory. SImple, plausible sounding theories
>founded on no more fossil evidence than their competetors are to be
>approached carefully. If one was to speculate about how a flying animal
>might delevelop wings, lengthening the fingers and stretching
>skin like a bat or pterosaaur SOUNDS more plausible that
>elaborating these funny, complex little scale derivitives
>into aerodynamic structures. However, in the case of birds,
>thats not what happened.
Well, at least I've gotten you this far! Five years ago, BCF-like bird-origin
theories were "lunatic fringe." Let's see what happens in another five years.