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Re: Please remind me!

At 04:56 PM 9/23/96 -0500, Flint Weller wrote:

>Have you ever noticed that sometimes the more you learn the less you
>Someone asked me why, "the lizard hipped dinosaurs are said to have
>birdlike hips".  You know, I understood this reasoning once, but after
>looking over a few texts, I have something incomplete. Does it have
>something to do with similar muscle attachments? Why did birds "revert"
>back to the bird hipped form? A change of distribution in posture due to
>no tails and wishbones?

   You might find a partial answer in "Evolution and Dinosaurs" in my
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