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Re: secondary flightlessness



Dinogeorge wrote:
>On any cladogram, the forms on branches lying between two branches
>may be considered--even defined as--transitional between those two branches.
>So, for example, all crocs can be considered as transitional between
>squamates and birds.
        Or, perhaps, birds are transitional between lepidosaurs and crocs?
An amusing notion, but I wouldn't push it too far...
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