[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Subject Index][Author Index]

Re: flights of fancy (or "I'm brave, but I'm chicken****")

In a message dated 95-12-07 15:40:08 EST, swf@ElSegundoCA.ATTGIS.COM (Stan
Friesen) writes:

>It is not hard to see something not too different from Compsognathus
>clambering about in trees, or bushes, using its arms to assist in
>climbing. In fact, I do not see why Compsognathus itself couldn't have
>been arboreal, except for the putative lack of trees in the Solnhofen
>area at the time.

In fact, this may be why Compy's forelimbs were so short, relative to the
hind limbs of course. It just used them for grabbing and snatching, not for