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Re: Velociraptor profiles and a little background



> Waylon Rowley wrote:
>
> > It's easy to imagine flight evolving from
> > pouncing/parachuting behavior.

Hm. It is easy to imagine parachuting evolving from pouncing, but I can't
imagine the flight stroke evolving that way.

> > Obviously some of these
> > keen lil mammals would see the predator coming and
> > make a run for it. Evolution would favor those animals
> > capable of controlling their descent with more
> > accuracy and prolonging "air time".

That's better parachuting and not flapping.

> EQ = Educational quotient?  Has anything been published on this?
>
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> Timothy J. Williams

Endocranial quotient.