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RE: Scansoriality in Some Jehol Theropods
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of
> Chris Collinson
> Ok, pardon my ignorance, but what defines Scansoriality, and how does it
> differ from arborality?
> -Chris Collinson
Scansoriality = climbing ability.
Arboreality = spends the majority of its time in the trees.
So cats (for instance) are scansors: they have excellent climbing
specializations, but they mostly hunt, breed, sleep, drink, etc. on the
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