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Re: Gliding Cats



Jaime A. Headden wrote:
>  
>   Hypothesis: Development of flight in theropod
> dinosaurs, leading to birds, was derived from a
> arboreal habit of leaping down upon prey, developing
> modified limbs and structures to control descent.

See my posting from July 1998 at:
http://www.cmnh.org/fun/dinosaur-archive/1998Jul/msg00023.html
It discussed much the same thing (and received at least one favourable
response - a record for me, I think).

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