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Re: Pterosaurs in trees? NOT!
Tracy Ford wrote:
> If you look at a Rhamphorhynchid skull, you
> see long sharp teeth. Lets say it flew over an ocean, lake, whatever,
> caught a fish, then what did it do? The fish would have been stuck
> on it?s teeth. How to get it off? A bird can flip the fish in it?s
> beak, but birds don?t have teeth, so they can do that. If the fish
> was stuck how?d it get it unstuck? I think they landed, sat down,
> used it?s long hooked manus claws to pull the fish off it?s teeth,
> then manipulate the fish so it could be eaten.
This would eliminate the entire possibility of deep oceanic fishing
I don't think the later pterasaurs would find this catching and landing
each and every fish terribly energy efficient.
Here's one for you. Were there migratory fish similar to today's
If so you could have heavy seasonal glutting to feed the larger
without them having to travel out to sea very far. (kind of like bald
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