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Re: mammal mystery



At 07:38 PM 2/16/97 -0500, John Bois wrote:
>Dinosaurs were bipedal.  This hampered them in close cover where things
>suc as mammals, snakes and lizards had an advantage of close-to-the-ground
>stealth.

Birds are bipedal, too, and some of them (eg rails, tapaculos) are past
masters at close-to-the-ground stealth.
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