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Re: flapping from gliding

 From: Nick Longrich <longrich@phoenix.Princeton.EDU>

 >... We know today that carnivores routinely go into the trees: pine
 >martens, racoons, red pandas ...  cats, grey foxes, young Komodo
 >dragons, etc.

And furthermore, many of these do NOT have any obvious skeletal
adaptations to arboreal life. (Long claws, per se, are found in
many purely terrestrial predators - cheetah, wolf, mongoose, and
so on).

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