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Re: Archie bones



> Well, there's one neat idea shot down in flames, eh? So was Larry Martin
> incorrect about there being no hollow bones in _Archaeopteryx_? And if this
> were the case, namely, that _Archaeopteryx_ bones were solid, it would have
> to be a reversal, since many theropod bones were hollow, even pneumatic.
> So--why the reversal, if indeed it happened?

     I believe Tom Holtze pointed out last time this came up that no one 
has cracked open a specimen (gasp) to look, but that there is absolutey no 
reason to beleive that they are not hollow. 
 
LN Jeff