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Re: the maniraptoran wrist






From: "David Marjanovic" <david.marjanovic@gmx.at>
Reply-To: david.marjanovic@gmx.at
To: "The Dinosaur Mailing List" <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Subject: Re: the maniraptoran wrist
Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2002 18:31:51 +0200

----- Original Message -----
From: <GSP1954@aol.com>
Sent: Saturday, September 14, 2002 5:02 AM

> As I detail in Dinosaurs of the Air, the avepectoran wrist and folding arm
> evolved in order to fold wings


The best explanation I've read so far.
(The idea that endotherms could be sit-&-wait predators is hard to believe.

Well I'm sorry but aren't bird species like kingfishers,puffbirds and frogmouths sit-and-wait-predators?