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Re: Archie's diet: SPECULATION ALERT!!

In a message dated 95-12-05 15:18:48 EST, Thomas_R_HOLTZ@umail.umd.edu (th81)

>Nevertheless, Archaeopteryx has a scaled-down
>version of the dromaeosaurid arsenal (just as small cats have scaled-down
>versions of the lion-tiger-leopard equipment), and those big hands retain
>the ancestral grasping structure, useful for grabbing small prey items as
>well as trees!

Quite right--only dromaeosaurids had a scaled-up version of _Archaeopteryx_'s