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Re: Revising Hou et al, 96 (woo-o-o-o-o-o-o doggy!)



----- Original Message -----
From: "Jaime A. Headden" <qilongia@yahoo.com>
Sent: Wednesday, May 01, 2002 4:54 AM

> <After this you reply that they are present in Rahonavis "Too a much
> smaller degree.">
>
>   I never said anything about *Rahonavis'* tail ... are you sure you're
> not confusing me with David?

I'm sure about that anyway, because I know next to nothing about flanges on
metatarsals :-)

> Plesiomorphies apply in some groups, but this is good contentions that
> many rodents who are scansorial are the more primtive, ancestral ones, and
> recent fossils appear to support this (not just *Eomaia*).

Fine, because *Eomaia* is far too basal to have any effect on basal rodents
:-)

>   We were talking about both.
>   [...]
>   We were talking about both.

How can one talk about 2 totally different bones at the same time? ~~~:-S