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Re: Feather origin hypothesis (for predator evasion??)

In a message dated 6/20/01 2:10:55 PM, david.marjanovic@gmx.at writes:

<< BTW, brooding explains only wing feathers, display, gliding and flying 
explain wing and tail feathers, >>

Brooding explains tail feathers as well, as our non-published manuscript 
explained. Oviraptor needed cover for its eggs at the rear quarter as well. 
It looks like the unnamed chinese maniraptor has long feathers at the tail 
base, where we proposed them.

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