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Re: Sharovipteryx

In a message dated 5/24/2000 4:26:32 AM Pacific Daylight Time, 
larryf@capital.net writes:

>  And,...if they are at all related, dosen`t this
>  suggest that early pterosaurs (at least) may have also been bipeds???

They would have to have been rather odd and unbirdlike bipeds, since a 
(relatively) new specimen of _Dimorphodon_ demonstrated that its toes could 
not hyperextend, making the animal an obligate plantigrade.

Nick P.