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re: re: cladistics



     > I think the weight of evidence shows that Archie (and possibly other 
     >small theropods) were scansorial: animals which spend much of their 
     >time (including food procurment) on the ground, but occasionally 
     >going into the trees (to escape predators, for example).  In the 
     >modern world, the cats (great and small) make good examples of 
     >scansorial predators.
     
     
     As do most primates.  WE'RE omnivorous, however........
     AND the primates evolved flight.(their primitive shared ancestors with 
     bats, at least)
     
     Betty Cunningham