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Re: the supracoracoideus system and bird flight



>From: Robert.J.Meyerson@uwrf.edu (Rob Meyerson)
 > >Also, "inland" need only have been a couple of miles, or perhaps
 > >a few tens of miles.  These islands were at most a few hundred
 > >miles across.
 > 
 > I would suggest that it couldn't have travelled far, simply due to
 > it's small size.  It would've been easy for any number of predators
 > to pluck it from this hypothetical river.

Watch a carcass in a river sometime.  Nobody much tries to grab it.
it is usually only when it gets "beached" that it becomes attractive.

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