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Re: The "ideal" Eumaniraptoran arm motion



On Wed, 3 Mar 1999, Larry Febo wrote:

> More likely, the theropod was leaning somewhat in the forward direction with
> axis at what?...about 45 degrees?  Still there would be significant amount
> of drag.

No, the theropod's back would have been parallel to the ground, like the
flying bird's, or possibly *as much as* 20 degrees above horizontal,
depending on who you're asking.

Nick Pharris
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA 98447
(253)535-7045