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Re: The retroverted hallux of birds

In a message dated 11/16/00 9:23:25 AM Eastern Standard Time, 
overmind@iobox.fi writes:

> I once read, from Sereno's paper on Sinornis, I think, that metatarsal I is 
> attached to metatarsal II, near the distal end of the latter. This sounds 
> quite strange to me!

Strange it may be, but true of almost all theropods.

Nick P.