[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Subject Index][Author Index]

Re: Arms into wings



In a message dated 3/2/99 3:41:49 PM EST, Patrick.Norton@state.me.us writes:

<< Cursorial dinosaurs, on   
 the other hand, lost (or at least diminished the utility of) a very   
 effective set of prey capture tools when they transformed their arms to   
 wings.     >>

Which, of course, is an excellent reason why THIS DIDN'T HAPPEN. The forearms
were wings for gliding and flying >before< they became prey capture tools.