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Re: What is a dinosaur?
In a message dated 96-01-11 12:56:49 EST, email@example.com (King, Norm)
>Actually, it may be adequate
>just to say "saurians with erect posture."
Like pterosaurs, the earliest (= most basal) members of the clade Dinosauria
may not have had erect posture. Some prosauropods and early ornithischians
had a slightly "bowlegged" stance, as revealed by the angle of the femoral
head and the configuration of the metatarsal bones.