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Re: Arms into wings
John V. Jackson said:
>Now the fly-swat theory has been shown to have been "never-existent", there
>is no justification for the "circuit and bumps" scenario. Short hops into
>the air do not escape a predator - they'll probably be waiting for you when
>you come back down!
I meant that the "short, fluttering hops" would be useful for snatching
insects out of the air with the jaws. As an escape-from-a-predator
mechanism it's about as useful as shouting "Behind you!" and bolting.