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Re: One for the bird brigade

--Original Message-- From: Larry Dunn <majestic_cheese@yahoo.com> Friday,
December 18, 1998 03:18 PM

>What bird still alive today is considered to be the closest kin to
>Archaepteryx ?

If all birds are descended from Ax, (and I don't know - maybe I'm the last
person left in the world who believes this :-) )  then all birds are equally
closely related to it.  But you can tell the person who asked you the
question, 'the hoatzin'.  It should keep them happy, and will do them no

>Problem is that I know very little about birds

Who does?