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Re: _Caudipteryx_ feathers (was secondary flightlessness) -Reply

I wrote that Ralph Chapman III (at <CHAPMAN.RALPH@NMNH.SI.EDU>) wrote
the following message (edited) when in fact it was Ralph Miller (at
<gbabcock@best.com>) who did, so my appologies to both Ralphs for the

<<You 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).>

  Jaime A. Headden
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