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Re: Airbagged(was Dive!Dive!Dive!)



In a message dated 96-11-05 12:32:30 EST, znc14@ttacs1.ttu.edu (Jonathan R.
Wagner) writes:

> What exactly constitutes a "natural" stance in tetrapods.

Obligatory quadrupedal stance is a tetrapod apomorphy. Obligatory bipedal
stance is derived within certain lineages. I used quotation marks around the
word "unnatural" to connote this relationship between the two stances, not
that a bipedal stance is an unnatural stance (it is tautologically a natural
stance for bipeds). Talk about setting up straw men...