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RE: Archaeopteryx and Parental Care



In a message dated Tue, 5 Feb 2002  5:41:11 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
"Williams, Tim" <TiJaWi@agron.iastate.edu> writes:

> The behavior of non-human primates suggests that forelimbs can in fact be
> readily used for both climbing/gliding and terrestrial locomotion.
> Otherwise, fully bipedal primates would have sprung up in the Paleocene.

Not to mention flying squirrels (do colugos ever come down to the ground?)--and 
pterosaurs and vampire bats, which use(d) forelimbs adapted for *flying* in 
terrestrial locomotion.

--Nick P.