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Re: _Caudipteryx_ feathers (was secondary flightlessness) -Reply

>>> "Jaime A. Headden" <qilongia@yahoo.com> 06/26/98 02:11am >>>
I wrote:

Ralph Chapman III wrote:

<Regarding the pronounced double flexion of the remiges you observe in
the _Caudipteryx_ specimen, is it possible that this flexion you see
occurred after death?  Could not the rachises have been subjected to
unusual traumas postmortem?>

Actually - this was not me but someone else, I assume our other Ralph
(or am I the other Ralph, can never remember).

Ralph Chapman