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Re: neoflightless dinosaurs



In a message dated 9/28/2 10:40:44 AM, Conway wrote:

<<What about a third hypothesis: Archy is more closely related to modern 
birds, but flight developed earlier, before the Dromy + Aves node. So 
both may have inherited advanced flight, but were in the process of 
losing it.>>

Possible, but birds in the process of losing flight usually have wings 
smaller than the norm, and neither of these does. 

GP