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Re: Ornithoms, Parrots, and others

At 07:55 PM 11/12/98 -0500, Jerry D. Harris wrote:
>        That's certainly true -- all the cursorial theropods we know
>_could_ be secondarily flightless (or at least secondarily cursorial,
>evolved from arboreal ancestors)...that's something that will have to be
>bourn out by future discoveries of the presently hypothetical animals that
>are either patently arboreal and/or volant.  ...

I am not sure how "hypothetical" these arboreal/scansorial theropods really
are.  That is, how certain is it that _Compsognathus_ is NOT arboreal, or
partially so?

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