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Re: flight stroke (pretty short)



In a message dated Wed, 8 May 2002 Ê3:34:17 AM Eastern Daylight Time, Waylon 
Rowley <whte_rbt_obj@yahoo.com> writes:

>I would like to know how
>long these feathers are in the long-tailed theropod.
>John Ruben made a comment about them being half the
>tail length....which I doubt,

See for yourself, if you have access to the _Nature_ website:

http://www.nature.com/cgi-taf/DynaPage.taf?file=/nature/journal/v416/n6876/full/416036a_fs.html&content_filetype=pdf

(this is volume 416, page 36)

I'm not totally convinced the really long feathers aren't attached to the arm.

--Nick P.