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Re: Feathers as fossilized behaviour

>By this I assume you mean the big, long, flat feathers seen on the arms
>and tail of _Protarchaeopteryx_ and _Caudipteryx_?  Of course, the other,
>downy or hairy, types would always be useful for insulation.  As to the
>larger ones, my best guess would be that they were display structures.
>Nick Pharris

Just a reminder - there are NO long feathers preserved on the arms of
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